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.


632 Stories by Mark Stephens

Experimenting with Basecamp release cycles and product changes in 2019

Every year, we have a big review and rethink over the Christmas holiday. This year, our thinking was heavily influenced by the excellent new...
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Adding multi-jar and Jigsaw support to JPedal and JDeli

One of the really exciting features added into Java 9 was the ability to have a multiple-jar release. This means that you can have...
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Downsampling by averaging

All the techniques for downsampling involve tradeoffs in terms of speed, quality, and memory usage. They also tend to do better on some types...
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IDR solutions xmas party

This year we decided to do some thing a little different with pizza and lots of silly Computer and board games in our KingsHill...
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Why I use Apache NetBeans to write Java code

NetBeans has been on a very interesting journey over the last two years, moving from the stewardship of Oracle to part of the Apache...
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