Events

iText All Hands Meeting 2018
Earlier this month, we gathered iText employees from all over the world in Ghent for our annual All Hands Meeting. Our week was a mix of teambuilding, business and fun where we focused on: internal communication, our vision and our companies' future.
Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2018
The Hong Kong Open Source Conference ( HKOSCon ) is an annual open source conference that is one of the major developer events in Hong Kong. They aim to promote, support and develop open source projects and communities. The iText community track This year HKOSCon will take place on June 1-3, and will include a community track program, that gives open source communities the opportunity to participate, promote their open source projects and host their own sessions (two 30-min sessions or more) and activities. Together with other Open...
Oracle Code LA Speaker
Join us Tuesday 27th February at 4:05 PM, at Oracle Code LA to hear Joris Schellekens' talk "Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology for Documents". What can you expect? In this talk, Joris will explain Blockchain, which is a type of Distributed Ledger Technology, where records are organized in blocks and appended to a single chain using cryptography and distributed consensus. Each block contains a time stamp and a link to the previous block, ensuring that data in a block can't be altered retroactively. This makes blockchain a good choice for the recording of events,...
Michaël Demey at JJUG CCC 2017
On November 18, our own Dev- Michael, gave a talk at JJUG CCC in Tokyo (Japan). The event was hosted by JJUG - the Japanese Java User Group. This one day event is one of Japan’s largest Java community events, and is held twice a year in the spring and fall. We found high-quality sessions on Java related technologies, examples, and lot's of interesting Java engineers working in various fields. It was Michael's second time presenting to the JJUG CCC and he was very happy to reconnect with the people there. The topic of his talk was "The effect of SHAttered", discussing the research done by a...
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Socrates conference 2017
Last weekend, our Joris Schellekens and Amedee Van Gasse went to the two-days SoCraTes conference in Floreal La Roche-En-Ardenne. SoCraTes BE (Software Craftsmanship and Testing Belgium) is a non-profit, international unconference for open-minded craftspeople who want to improve their craft and the software industry as a whole. At the first day, Amedee gave sessions about: .NET development on not-Windows autoporting Java to C# (lighting talk) using git-filter-branch to open source a git repo (lighting talk) To get a full recap of the atmosphere have a look at these video's of...
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Michaël Demey at Devoxx Belgium 2017
Last week, we went to Devoxx Belgium, we listened to talks and had an exhibition stand with our own booth. We upgraded our space this year, and brought in a photobooth. It was fun to meet people, talk with developers who actually use iText and watch the great pictures visitors took- you can see them all on our facebook page . Our dev team thought he talks were great this year, and some of the favorites were: "The impact of Leveraging Open...
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Devoxx banner
Much more than only PDF technology Next to the PDF technology, our dev team also shows a lot of interest in other IT related technologies and information. That's why two of our devs will have a talk at Devoxx Belgium 2017. Our Joris Schellekens will show you how you can build your own photo booth for events like Devoxx, and is scheduled on Tuesday at 20:30 in BOF 1. This talk is a more relaxing, casual talk. It explores some wonderful APIs that handle images and face detection, and introduces (briefly) some of the concepts of image handling. The emphasis of the talk is on exploring libraries...
BigBang
Our partner Inbatek was present at the Digital Thailand Big Bang 2017 conference last month, representing iText at there booth. At our request, they have written a small wrap-up of the event. "We consider our participation in Thailand Digital Big Bang 2017 to be our success. We were impressed by the great number of visitors (2,560 people attended), interest in our products, and the inspiring conversations we had at our booth. There was especially a lot of interest for digital signatures and paperless technologies, like iText Software offers."
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JavaOne 2017
We had a great trip to JavaOne. We upgraded our space this year, to our biggest booth yet (10x20) and brought in a photobooth. It was fun to meet people and watch the great pictures they took- you can see them all on our facebook page . This was the first year that Oracle World and JavaOne exhibit halls were co-located, and we were really nervous about it. But it worked out better than expected, the traffic was a mix of our usual developer crowd and some business users which was a welcome surprise. We hope you had fun at...
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NDC Oslo 2017 - part of the iText team
Last week, iText was present for an NDC event - a Software Developers Conference - in Oslo. It was a great success with over 2,000 attendees over the 3 days. A number of the attendees stopped by the iText stand to discuss their Document Strategies and how we could support them. As well as the great conversations we had, we also ran a competition where participants could have their photo taken with us in the booth and put it on the “iText wall of fame” and the iText Twitter page. Each day we raffled off a fun prize to one lucky winner. Having been to many...