Mark Stephens

Mark Stephens has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and has diversified into HTML5, SVG and JavaFX.

He also enjoys speaking at conferences and has been a Speaker at user groups, Business of Software, Seybold and JavaOne conferences. He has a very dry sense of humor and an MA in Medieval History for which he has not yet found a practical use.


620 Stories by Mark Stephens

Introducing the new XFA Parser in FormVu

Converting XFA Forms into content which will run in a Browser is a non-trivial task. Not only do all the form elements and static...
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Moving to JPedal release 8

A little bit of history JPedal and IDRsolutions have been around for a few years now. I setup IDRsolutions  in 1999. I am now...
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Which version of Java SE should I use?

How have Java SE releases changed? Choosing a Java SE version used to be fairly straight-forward. For about 12 years, you went with Java6!...
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How we are improving our code quality with IDEA in 2018

In my previous article, I worked on code quality in NetBeans IDE. In this article, I am using IntelliJ IDEA to improve my Java...
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How we are improving our code quality with NetBeans in 2018

One of our New Year’s resolutions for 2018 at IDRsolutions was to give the code base a thorough review and tidy. It has been...
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