Leon Atherton

  https://blog.idrsolutions.com/author/leon/ Leon is a developer at IDRsolutions and product manager for BuildVu. He oversees the BuildVu product strategy and roadmap in addition to spending lots of time writing code.


39 Stories by Leon Atherton

How to Embed PDF files in HTML Web Pages

There are several HTML tags that can be used to view PDF files in HTML. The <embed>, <object> and <iframe> tags can all display...
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How to git mirror Bitbucket to GitHub with all branches

Recently, I needed to sync a Bitbucket repo to GitHub. I wanted to use a tool that only integrates with GitHub, but our repository...
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Understanding the PDF File Format

We have been working with PDF files since 1999 and developed complex software to display PDF files. We have learnt a lot about the...
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How to Enable SVG Gzip Compression on Apache and NGINX

Gzip compression is a widely supported method of reducing the size of the content sent from a web server in order to improve the...
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How to enable GZIP Compression in Tomcat, Jetty, GlassFish and Payara

GZIP Compression is a widely supported method of reducing the file size of the content hosted by your Java Application Server. This reduces bandwidth...
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