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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How to Convert a Java BufferedImage between Colorspaces

The Java BufferedImage class provides a very powerful ‘abstraction’ of images in Java. It lets you create a huge array of image types which...
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How big is a PDF Page in bytes?

We all know how big a PDF file is in bytes, but how big is each page? To answer this, you need to understand...
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What text format and style information is in a PDF file?

Because PDF is very much an output and display format it does not contain much text formatting information such as paragraph breaks and spaces...
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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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What is the PDF file format ?

“The PDF (Portable Document Format) is a file format that include text, graphics, multimedia content, interactive features and digital signatures”. It is a versatile...
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