Mark Stephens Mark has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and is a big NetBeans fan. He enjoys speaking at conferences. He has an MA in Medieval History and a passion for reading.

13 things we plan (or do not plan) to do with our PDF library in 2013…

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We have been drawing up our development plans for 2013. Here is a list of some of the things we plan to do, some we might do and some we have definitely no plans to do. It is intended partly as a bit of ‘festive fun’ and partly to see what you would like to see.

1. Android port of our Java PDF viewer.

2. DotNet port of our Java PDF viewer.

3. iOS6 port of our Java PDF viewer.

4. Full XFA support.

5. Replace Rhino with Nashorn and improve Javascript support.

6. Replace Swing with JavaFX.

7. Change pricing and licensing.

8. Totally Open source the software.

9. Remove the Open source version.

10. Release a cloud version.

11. PDF to Postscript converter.

12. Abandon Java entirely.

13. Acquire Adobe.

What do you think should be on our ToDo list? What are you planning todo in 2013?

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Mark Stephens Mark has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and is a big NetBeans fan. He enjoys speaking at conferences. He has an MA in Medieval History and a passion for reading.

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