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

Top 5 interesting things Java 3D taught us

A few years ago, we completely overhauled our simple, static PageFlow mode and started from scratch with Java 3D. It’s served us well, but...
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PDF2HTML5 Font Updates

One of the most important visual elements of any document is the fonts. The PDF format has great support for fonts, allowing you to...
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Font Conversion for PDF2HTML – dotsection

We recently released support for converting Type1c (otherwise known as CFF) fonts to OpenType for use within our PDF to HTML converter. I thought...
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Java for Mac: Of Mice and Momentum

A few years ago Apple introduced multi-touch functionality to the trackpads in their laptops. Undoubtedly the most used gesture is placing two fingers on...
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TrueType Hinting – Big Screens for Small Details

Here at IDRSolutions, we like our screens BIG. Part of the reason for that is that the sort of work we do tends to...
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