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.


185 Stories by Mark Stephens

How to Save Java images as Tifs with JAI

Java makes it very easy to create images as BufferedImages which  can then be saved out in standard image file formats. Here is the...
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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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Introductory PDF font tutorial

PDF fonts is a tricky subject and one we frequently get asked about. So we have a lot of tutorials on the subject. I...
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Why is pdf text extraction problematic?

PDF text is a subject which causes much confusion. People look at PDF files and they are a fantastic way to present content. If...
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Odd coloured JPEGs in Java with ImageIO

One of the best features about Java is the amount of low-level complexity it removes, allowing you to focus on developing the application. However,...
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