Sam Howard Sam is a developer at IDRsolutions who specialises in font rendering and conversion. He's also enjoyed working with SVG, Java 3D, Java FX and Swing.


43 Stories by Sam Howard

Using OS X’s font validator

Due to a recent problem with a font on OSX, I found myself investigating OSX’s font validator. It actually ships with one which is...
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Two books about Design for Developers

At some point in almost every software developer’s life – even if it’s just for a personal project – there comes a time when...
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What Java developers need to know about Windows 8

With the upcoming release of Windows 8.1 I thought it might be a good idea to take a look at what both Windows 8...
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OTS Sanitiser for OpenType: The friendly bouncer

We’ve mentioned the Sanitiser for OpenType (OTS) before, but have never really gone into detail about why it exists, what it does, and why...
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How to edit PDF files using Incremental Updates

Yesterday, Mark wrote about how wrong references tables can be. He’s also previously written about how to edit PDF files by adding a second...
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