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The day before Christmas, iText Software published a new book The Best iText Questions on Stack Overflow . The book consists of more than three hundred pages containing more than two hundred questions and answers. It is ranked #4 in the top 5 of the "Number of copies sold in the last 7 days": There is still plenty of editing work to do, but the book is already useful for people struggling with some very specific iText problems. I am now going to continue writing that other book: The ABC of PDF with iText...
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Last year, we started a new tradition with a first MM blog: MMxiii: Memorable Moments '13 . In this blog, we take a look back at what we have achieved in 2014, making a month per month overview with pictures. JANUARY We started the month with an important board meeting in Redwood City: During this board meeting, we decided to double the staff in less than a year. We started with the staff in Boston where we hired two new people. This led to the first (not the last) office relocation at the Cambridge Innovation Center...
After winning Deloitte's Tech Fast50 in Belgium, iText was automatically selected to participate in the Technology Fast500 in the EMEA region. These are the results : iText obtained place 28 in the list of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa!
iText came back with two awards from this year's edition of Deloitte's Fast 50. With an extreme growth of 4099% over five years, iText surpassed all contenders in the category "IT & Digital Solutions" as well as in the entire Deloitte competition. After being in the Top 10 last year in the Benelux region, this year iText was the undisputable #1 winner in the Belgian-only ranking . Here is the ...
iText Software was chosen as Most Promising Company of 2014 by BelCham (The Belgian Chamber of Commerce) at their annual gala on October 8, 2014 in NYC. iText was nominated in the Top 3 in late September, to compete for the title with two other strong contenders on criteria such as financial results, business model, customer base, and many more. The award comes at a time when iText accomplished major milestones only in the past year, such as installing a new board of directors, solidifying business plan, doubling the number of employees and opening...
After being nominated by Deloitte for the Technology Fast 50 contest in Belgium and by BelCham for the BelCham Entrepreneurship Awards , we are now also nominated for the Trends Business Tour 2014 . We entered three competitions this year, this resulted in three nominations. Tomorrow we'll be in New York for the BelCham Award Gala. Later this month, we'll have more news...
A couple of weeks ago , we announced that iText was nominated for the BelCham Entrepreneurship Awards in the category "Most Promising Company of the Year". Today, we also know the other nominees: Next Thursday, we'll be able to tell you who has won. iText is the odd duck in the pond: of the three candidates, it's the only company that succeeded in bootstrapping a profitable business without any...
When asked which characteristics would be important when creating a new logo, I referred to an old blog called Birth of the iText logo . The previous logos could all be created by writing some iText code, and I wanted this to be possible for the new logo too. The previous logo consisted of a series of Bézier curves. The new logo can be created using less than a handful characters from a Type3 font aka a user-defined font. The Logo example shows how it's done. First we create a Type3Font instance: Type3Font t3 = new...
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Big day today at iText! Our new logo is ready for the world to see! We thank to all our amazing users and staff who were part of this process, and our amazing agency Arketi Group who helped make this happen. We believe that our new logo reflects our belief in open source, providing a future-proof solution with features, support and reliability. The iText group of companies has undergone a tremendous change in the past year-and-a-half. We were just nominated in the Top 3 for the Most...
Deloitte Belgium today announced the names of the fifty technology companies that have been nominated for the first fully Belgian edition of the Deloitte Technology Fast50 competition. The Technology Fast50 award will be given to the country's fastest-growing technology company, based on its percentage of growth in turnover during the last five years, at the award ceremony which will be held on 22 October, 2014 in Brussels. Public or private companies headquartered in Belgium who develop a technology-related product or service and who have...