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UWP and PDF

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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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OPINION: PDF Continues its March Toward Ubiquity

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About 20 years on, it looks like PDF’s inexorable march into dominance continues. The latest development is the US IRS’s decision to support PDF-based digital signatures on two key forms (8878 and 8879). The spec might say that ‘No specific technology is required’, but we all know that really means PDF. On a site called ‘Planet PDF’ though, we would say that!

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Drumlin launches Click and Go” PDF publishing solution”

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Drumlin has announced the launch of its new ‘Click and Go’ PDF publishing solution, a single combined ‘Document plus Reader’. The new solution does not require any software installation and pricing starts from 25 cents per book.

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Kernel for PDF Split and Merge released

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Kernel Data Recovery has announced the release of Kernel for Split and Merge, its new utility for splitting and merging PDF files.

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Planet PDF upgrade continues

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As mentioned on the Debenu blog, Planet PDF is currently in the process of being migrated across to a shiny new server. Once the move is complete, the new server will significantly improve site performance and uptime.

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Introducing Planet PDF Q&A

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Planet PDF will be releasing a new, wiki-based question-and-answer site. Contributing Editor Rowan Hanna explains what the new Planet PDF Q&A platform will mean for Planet PDF and its readers.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Out-of-print craft books available as PDFs

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PDF ebooks offer a convenient and inexpensive way for publishers to make out-of-print titles available to interested readers. In that vein, Martingdale & Company has recently now sells a range of out-of-print craft books as PDF-based ebooks.

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Ubiquitous PDF: NYT Bestselling author offers work gratis as PDF downloads

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Vocal Creative Commons evangelist Cory Doctorow has been in the news lately, celebrating both his novel’s 4th consecutive list on the New York Times Bestseller List and the release of a new graphic novel based on his short stories.

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Even Mickey loves a PDF conference

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The Adobe Acrobat & PDF Conference is in full swing and chock-full of fantastic information for graphic specialists and PDF aficionados worldwide.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Ten Ton Acrobat secrets

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If you’re feeling a little lost with Acrobat, or just want to pick up a few new tricks, why not pick up a few Ten Ton tips? Toronto-based author, blogger, trainer, and video presenter Geoff Blake has compiled a several Acrobat resources at tentonbooks.com.

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