Tag: html5

HTML_5_Will_Not_Replace_The_PDF

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With the evolution of tablet and mobile web browsing, HTML 5’s interactive component makes the visual consumption of content highly appealing. But can HTML 5 replace PDF as the most used format for distributing paper based workflows?

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Assorted newsbits: A freebie, an update and a PDF-HTML5 converter

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This article covers a pair of announcements from ARTS PDF; meanwhile, a new PDF-to-HTML5 conversion product from IDRsolutions commences its (invitation-only) public beta.

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Mozilla to build PDF viewing into Firefox

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In the ‘new and exciting’ category, word has it that Mozilla is currently working on built-in PDF viewing functionality for Firefox. Once complete, the technology will make Firefox the second major web browser (after Google’s Chrome) to include its own PDF viewer and eliminate the need for users to install Adobe’s Reader plug-in. Work on the PDF renderer known as ‘pdf.js’ began on the QT about a month ago, and could be completed within three more, according to Andreas Gal, a Mozilla researcher.

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