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.


628 Stories by Mark Stephens

BufferedImage raster data in Java

Most of the time, the abstraction you get in Java is brilliant. It hides the complexity and lets you get on with real-life problem...
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New fogbugz release

We use fogbugz internally for our forums and internal issue tracking. If you send us an email or a question it usually ends up...
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Learning about PDF

The PDF file format is very useful and well-documented, but it is also quite complicated and it does not work how most people imagine....
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Holidays are not about ‘not working’

When I was younger I used to do a lot of athletics (I was quite reasonable over 400 metres) and our training group used...
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PDF to image quality

The PDF file format was designed as much as possible to be Vector graphics. The problem with bitmaps and pixels is that pixels can...
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