Mark Stephens 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.


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New version numbering scheme for IDRsolutions products from November 2019

A lot has changed in the software industry since the first release of JPedal in 2001. One of the big changes has been the...
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How does Java handle different Images and ColorSpaces – Part 1

One of the attractions of Java is the way it abstracts and simplifies many programming constructs. In place of Tiffs, PNGs, JPEGs and other...
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FIVE reasons to attend DevFest Istanbul 2019

DevFest Istanbul 2019 is now less than THREE weeks away. We have always made a space in our diaries to attend since 2013 as...
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What are the WMF and EMF Image File formats?

Windows Metafile (WMF) and Enhanced MetaFile (EMF) are 2 linked image formats developed by Microsoft since the 1990s. Enhanced MetaFile is essentially an updated...
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How to use Java 13 features with Java 8- Part 4 (How to use JDeps with multi-jars)

If you have followed previous instalments, you will know we have used JDeps to create a multi-jar file version of our JPedal Java library....
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