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Best of Planet PDF 2 released

Planet PDF has just released the long-lost second edition of its annual ‘Best bits’ compilation. The free Best of Planet PDF publication contains Planet PDF’s biggest articles from 2004 (yep, 2004). Volume 2 is 83 pages full of select Planet PDF news features, tips, interviews, product information and more that was published at Planet PDF during 2004.

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Where oh where are PDF digital signatures from?

Finally – after 41 years, from Diffie and Hellman’s concept in 1976 through to real-life production usage in 2017, digital signatures are now in regular use: yes, penned signatures, wax seals and paper itself are finally taking a back-seat. And a big driver in making this a success is PDF.

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Cordova, Xamarin, and PDF

PDF is platform independent, and a well-worn veteran in the world of document exchange. That said, the delivery, display and usage environment has changed somewhat over the past 5 years. Fancy applications that perform all those useful tasks…

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UWP and PDF

Remember back in the 90s, when desktops were all the rage, and laptops and smartphones were, well, mostly non-existent. The powerful technology from Microsoft at that time included Windows 3.1, Windows NT and Windows 98. Well, fast-forward 30 odd years into the future, and powerful devices that can display things using Microsoft Windows Universal Platform (UWP) technology are everywhere. By using this technology, software developers can now create universal apps for use on Xbox One, Hololens and of course, Windows 10, and Windows Mobile..

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Upcoming PDF Events

PDF Camp Berlin September 21, 2017 PDF Camp Berlin is back! Mark September 21-22 in your agenda. BASTA! Anniversary Conference For over 20 years Basta! is the leading and independent conference for Microsoft-Technologies and JavaScript. Special edition of…

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Back to the past 2002

Looking back to 2002, it’s amazing how much of the prediction became a reality. Take a read and see what you think!

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Acrobat & PDF Developer Libraries

Numerous third-parties produce libraries that can be used to create PDF. This page collects some of the better known PDF developer offerings.

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Microsoft’s Print to PDF has gone awry

Well, this could be more than just a little problem. Using Microsoft Edge’s Print to PDF feature could put the wrong text in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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The European PDF Event of the Year 2017

With less than two weeks to go, I’m getting pretty excited about the PDF Days Europe 2017. Aside from schooling my German, it also gives me some great access to the latest and greatest PDF experts.

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Great additions to Microsoft Edge preview with Insider Build 16188

As part of the latest release of Windows Insider Preview Build, Microsoft Edge’s PDF Reader has been souped up to include new features to provide more support for PDF reading

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