Kieran France Kieran France is a programmer for IDRSolutions in charge of there internal test suite. In his spare time he enjoys tinkering with gadgets and code.


80 Stories by Kieran France

Java Internationalization, it’s too easy not to do it.

One of my favourite features is how easy Java makes a number of tasks – so that I can focus on the hardcore coding...
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3 ways to search PDF files

Like Acrobat, JPedal has three different ways of searching PDF files. 1 Through the menu bar. 2.Through a external window. 3.Through a tab on...
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4 ways to let go – Knowing how and when to Deprecate methods

In the interest of improving usability and maintainability of our PDF search code I have recently been creating a single PDF search method to...
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Problems with using non standard characters from unicode 3.0

Recently I have been looking at an issue for one of our potential clients. The text extraction was not working correctly due to an...
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Sometimes if you want change, you have to do it the hard way.

Working with Java for a while I have began noticing that depending on the platform you are using there are some differences in the...
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