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.


55 Stories by Leon Atherton

How do PDF files manage limitless position accuracy of shapes & images?

PDF files are versatile creatures; when generated correctly they will happily display flawlessly on any platform, and they can handle being scaled both in...
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NetBeans “Cannot locate java installation in specified jdkhome”?

I recently came across this message when opening NetBeans after updating my Java version. Cannot locate Java installation in...
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How to draw SVG on HTML 5 Canvas and why you might want to

One of the limitations of shapes in HTML 5 canvas is that only one fill rule is supported, which can lead to shapes not...
4 1 min read

How we Regression Test updates to our PDF to HTML 5 Converter

As I have recently re-coded the regression tests for our PDF to HTML 5 Converter to add in a variety of improvements, I thought...
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SVG shapes not working in Firefox but fine in Chrome, Safari, IE & Opera?

After taking a sneak peak at upcoming PDF to SVG functionality for our Online Converter, I was disappointed to see that shapes were not...
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