Events

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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...
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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...
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iText at PDF Days Berlin 2017
Two weeks ago our iText team has attended PDF Days Europe in Berlin. More than 200 participants came together on the two-day event to discuss important projects for PDF: The finalisation of ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0) , a publication of the ISO standard is expected soon. The internal PDF Association project: "Next Generation PDF". There was some brainstorming about some hot topics such as: Next Generation PDF, which will eventually be replaced by HMTL5 and, how PDF documents can be made universally-accessible for users with visual impairment (a...
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iText Oscon 2017 - wrap up
After our first visit to OSCON last year, we re-attended the event in Austin last week. The show was again a great chance for us to get back to our open source roots. We talked about our company and products, what our advanced pdf functionality can bring to open source or commercial software, how our product could fit into the open source community and how some of the ongoing open source projects would be able to help us here at iText. The show had a really good atmosphere and there were games that attendees and exhibitors could play in the downtime, we're glad to be part of the excitement...
Singapore: Marina Bay Sands by night
As you probably know, iText Group has a subsidiary in Singapore: iText Software Asia Pte. Ltd. Last week, this company moved to a new office in the DUO Tower, The DUO Tower can easily be recognized because of the honeycomb motif of its facade. While visiting the new office, our CTO, Bruno Lowagie, presented "How to start up a company in SIngapore" to a delegation of Belgian startups in the context of a startups.be mission to Singapore . iText had a booth at the...
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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!
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We had a magnificent time on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago with the Document Strategy Forum. This week we exhibited at Document Strategy Forum 2017 , an event focused on creating efficient solutions for information management, customer solutions and customer engagement. The show spans many verticals and we had the opporutnity to speak with forms designers, developers, consultants, content management professionals and more on thier PDF workflow needs or how we are already helping them to create seamless processes. It was great to see some...