Mark Stephens

  http://www.idrsolutions.com

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.

   



622 Stories by Mark Stephens

An Introduction to PDF Font Technologies

PDF Font Technologies The thing which makes PDF fonts so confusing for many people is the number of different font technologies which can be used...
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Problems editing PDF files

In a previous article, I wrote about the problems with editing the text in PDF files. PDF files are very different from other file...
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Introductory PDF font tutorial

PDF Font Tutorial PDF fonts is a tricky subject and one we frequently get asked about. So I will be writing a set of...
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A personal lesson in making customers into VIPs

I went to the International Athletics meeting at Loughborough University today. Unlike most of the other visitors, who had to queue up and pay...
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Java JVM performance on PDF varies between 1.5 and 1.6

One of the reasons I like Java is that the virtual machine allows you to forget about the underlying hardware/OS most of the time...
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