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There are so many people that contribute information to us in order to help improve our code, products and projects. We want to make sure that our top contributors are being recognized for the help they give and that they know how much we appreciate them. So for quarter 2 this year, a big thank you and lots of love to ... our top 3 contributors for Q2 2017 at StackOverflow (by username - excluding iText employees) : 1 mkl 2 ...
GIDS 2017
For the second year in a row, iText was present at the Great Indian Developer Summit in Bangalore, welcoming more than 1,200 developers every day, four days in a row. Our CTO, Bruno Lowagie, had a keynote session on Wednesday; iText developer Joris Schellekens talked about Natural Language Processing on Thursday. Many developers had their picture taken at our photo booth. Bruno was interviewed about the 10th anniversary of GIDS. Four lucky winners went home with a headset. It was great, it was fun, we hope to see you all in Bangalore next year!
Ghent, Belgium, April 25, 2017 – Developers now are able to partner with leading PDF library company, iText Software, to market add-ons to iText 7. The iText 7 Platform allows software developers to create add-ons, while iText provides international sales and marketing support. With this “outside-in” way of innovation, iText expands the functionality of its core iText 7 engine to respond to specific customer requirements. This relationship also provides the development community with revenue sharing opportunities and access to the commercial market. “We’ve received countless requests for...
“Be nice to nerds. Someday you may end up working for one”- Bill Gates In case that does happen to us, we are beginning our quarterly Dev Thank-You blog! There are so many people that contribute information to us in order to help improve our code, products and projects. We want to make sure that our top contributors are being recognized for the help they give and that they know how much we appreciate them (not just because they might someday be our bosses). We have a few top contributors from different channels for Q1 2017. StackOverflow top contributors by username (...
pdfDebug is an add on component that is available for iText 7. Its basic function is to allow a programmer to see inside of a PDF while it is being created. This allows for advanced debugging on programs that use iText to create or manipulate PDFs. Interested? Let’s take a look at how it works with an example. To start, we created a simple program whose goal is to create a pdf that has four pages, with one phrase on each page. Page 1: Hello World, Page 2: Hello People, Page 3: Hello Everyone. In addition, we want the headers Item 1, Item 2, or Item 3 depending on the page which it appears on...
Eurostaff, a recruitment specialist, recently conducted an interview with iText founder and CSO Bruno Lowagie . In it, Bruno explains the best practices for developers who pull code snippets from StackOverflow to use in their own projects. What are the legal ramifications? How do you best attribute your source? From the interview: "The Stack Exchange Network interprets ‘attribution’ in a fantastically complicated way, written in legalese that even educated people have trouble...
The iText team is camping out at Devoxx Belgium in Antwerp! We're attending the conference as a Silver sponsor this year, and today marks the first day the exhibition is open to the general public. If you're in the area and you're interested to talk some PDF with us, please drop by. Or, you can attend the talk of our developers Benoit Lagae and Michael Demey about how and when you should (not) break your API. Come see @iText at #devoxx to talk to our devs! pic....