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10 Stories by Daniel

Make your own PDF file – Part 3: DIY Blank Page

Brace yourself!  For you could soon be the proud owner of your own shiny, handmade, completly blank, one page PDF document.  But before you...
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Make Your Own PDF – Part 2b: Create your own non-working PDF

In the previous article of this series, we learn to use a text editor to structure and create a PDF file.  The only problem...
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Make your own PDF file – Part 2: Structure of a PDF file

Before we can start hacking together our own simple PDF file, a quick look at the high level structure of a PDF is in...
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How to create your own test certificates and keys for signing PDF files

From a practical point of view you need one of two sort of files in order to sign something.  Either a keystore file or...
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Make your own PDF file – Part 1: PDF Objects and Data Types

This series of articles is part of my learning experience and intended to give you a practical tour of how a PDF document works. I’m...
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