Mark Stephens

  https://www.idrsolutions.com 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 work with PDF files in Java

To work PDF files in Java, you will need a Java PDF library to help you. PDF files are not handled natively by Java,...
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How to read a PDF file

To show how to read a PDF file, I have created a step by step guide to reading very ‘simple’ PDF (it just shows...
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Adding a PDF file Debugger to JPedal PDF Viewer

Why is a PDF file debugger useful? PDF files are complex and can go wrong in lots of ways. We have been writing JPedal...
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Top 9 PDF file questions with answers for developers

PDF stands for “portable document format”. It is a binary format made of objects -number, strings, arrays, dictionaries, streams and keywords ‘null’. Let’s understand...
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How to view PDF objects

When you develop software to work with PDF files, you often need to be able to drill down into a file and see the...
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