Tag: javascript

Acrobat & PDF Developer Libraries

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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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PDF Master: Thom Parker

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To commemorate 20+ years of PDF, Planet PDF has conducted a new series of interviews with PDF masters, movers and shakers in the PDF universe. This time, we speak to Windjack Solutions’ Thom Parker about key changes in the PDF landscape, including the increasing sophistication of PDF forms solutions and the meteoric rise of mobile computing.

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WindJack Solutions releases new book

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Thom Parker, CEO of WindJack solutions and well-known expert in Acrobat JavaScript and PDF workflow automation, has released a definitive work in the field titled, ‘All About Stamps in Acrobat and Paperless Workflows’.

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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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Adobe releases security update for PDF vulnerability

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Adobe has released a security bulletin and update in reference to the JavaScript vulnerability in PDFs.

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Adobe’s security team notes new serious vulnerability

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Adobe has issued a warning to its users in regard to what it termed a ‘serious vulnerability’ that affects Windows, Mac and Unix users of Adobe’s Acrobat Reader Software.

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Evaluating JavaScript using Acrobat’s console

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If you have incorporated JavaScript into your PDF documents, chances are that you’d like to make sure that it’s valid before you post the PDF to your website. The good news is that Acrobat has a handy JavaScript console that allows you to do just that.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Falling off a blog…

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Blogs are all around these days, and can be a great way to stay in the loop on everything from the lives of friends to market trends and even inside scoops in the case of corporate blogs. As highlighted in a talk at the recent Black Hat security conference, the bad news is that web-based feeds such as RSS and Atom, which quickly send updated blog information to subscribers, are not without their risks.

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WindJack Solutions releases AcroDialogs

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WindJack Solutions, Inc has just released a graphical designer for creating Acrobat JavaScript Dialogs. With the release of Acrobat 7, Adobe documented the use of fully-fledged dialog boxes with Acrobat JavaScript.

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WindJack Solutions updates AcroButtons

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WindJack Solutions has released AcroButtons 2.0, its
Acrobat plug-in for creating and managing custom, portable
toolbar buttons.

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