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

Reflections on 19 years writing PDF software in Java

IDRSolutions was setup on St. Andrews Day (30th November) 1999 (as you would expect from someone with a Mediaeval History degree from the University...
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Book Review: It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Work

If you are looking for a conventional book on management which sticks to all the current orthodoxy it, this is not that book. Jason...
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Duke joins the IDRsolutions Java team

At the recent CodeOne conference in San Francisco, NetBeans was awarded the Duke Choice award. This was a Community award and the trophy will be...
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My top 5 WTF moments from Oracle Code One

There are lots of serious, analytical blog posts appearing about Oracle Code One such as this excellent post from my colleague Bethan Palmer. This...
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CodeOne 2018 – Day Four talks

Here are my notes from the talks I attended on Day Four at CodeOne (the successor toJavaOne). We have a summary report on our 4 highlights...
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