Mark Stephens

  https://www.idrsolutions.com 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.

   



631 Stories by Mark Stephens

What are PDF Forms?

PDF forms are PDF Documents which have interactive elements (checkboxes, text boxes, radio buttons, etc). So you can enter and alter data on them....
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What is the minimum version of Java to support?

With a new version of Java released every 6 months, and Java 17 just out, this has become a much more challenging decision. If...
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Entreprenerd by Bruno Lowagie reviewed

If you work with PDF files, the chances are you will have heard of Itext. Even if you have never heard of iText, you...
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How to Rasterise PDF files

What is rasterising a PDF file? When you rasterise a PDF file, you convert the pages of the document into image files. The advantage...
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How to test image performance of Java libraries with JMH and IDEA IDE

What is JMH? Java Microbench mark Harness is a very nice, free tool which allows you to create Java performance tests. This set of...
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