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Big Faceless Organization speeds up Java PDF Library

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Big Faceless Organization has released an updated version of their Java PDF Library and Viewer, a bugfix to version 2.10 released late last week.

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Big Faceless Organization updates Big Faceless Java PDF Viewer

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Big Faceless Organization has released an updated version of their Java PDF Library and Viewer. The version 2.8 now features a complete redesign of their PDF viewer package.

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PDFlib releases new text extraction package

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PDFlib Text Extraction Toolkit (TET) extracts text from PDF documents, converting it to Unicode strings while preserving font and glyph information. The toolkit is currently available as a library, component and a command-line tool.

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Big Faceless PDF Library version 2.4 released

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The Big Faceless Organization (BFO), a global provider of Java reporting solutions, has just released the latest version of its PDF library. The Big Faceless PDF Library version 2.4 offers non-technical users the ability to add additional signatures to digitally signed documents without invalidating the original signature. More at Planet PDF.

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PDF-Tools AG announces PDF Classic Tools v. 2.37

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PDF-tools.com recently announced the release of version 2.37 of its Classic Tools — the PDF Library, the PDF Prep Tool, the Command Line Tools, the Stamp Tool, the Form Filling & Flattening Tool, and the PDF Image Import Library.

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Getting Started – Developing for PDF

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When you first decide to develop a solution around Acrobat/PDF you need to know what’s out there, who’s developing what and more importantly you need to think like a PDF Programmer.

In this article we explore the resources available to you, regardless if you are developing your own solution from scratch, piecing together multiple third party solutions or even just automating Acrobat to solve a particular workflow issue.

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Developing with Acrobat Javascript

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Adobe have integrated a fully fledged scripting language inside Acrobat – Javascript (ECMA Script). This provides document authors, developers and system integrators with the ability to automate and maintain their PDF documents from within Acrobat.

However when we talk about Javascript inside Acrobat we need to think slightly out of the box to get a proper handle on the capabilities and limitations, we explore how to think ‘AcroJS’ in this article.

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Developing with PDF Forms

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PDF Forms have great potential, everything from dynamic database driven content to simply capturing data from end users.

When we think about online forms we generally think of HTML based forms, in this article we explore some of the key differences between HTML and PDF Forms and also the limitations of HTML as a means for online forms. We also explain what it takes to develop Forms in PDF and also the related solutions and technologies already in abundance that can make your life easier.

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Developing with Inter-Application Communication (IAC)

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IAC in a nutshell is a method for programmatically taking control over another application and automating its toolset. The other application in this case is Acrobat (Std/Pro) and the program that’s taking control is your application which could be written in Delphi, Visual Basic (including VBA) or C++.

We look in detail at how to build solutions using Acrobat’s built-in Inter-Application Communication toolset. In no time we can be productive and be writing solutions to automate our daily Acrobat/PDF workflows.

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Learning Center – Introduction to Acrobat Development

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When you first decide to develop a solution around Acrobat/PDF you need to know what’s out there, who’s developing what and more importantly you need to think like a PDF Programmer. JavaScript, IAC, Plug-ins, Forms … We introduce you to the lot in this Developer Learning Center.

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