Dissecting XML for parsing in JavaScript

Recently I have been working on implementing full script support for XFA in our PDF products. As well as flat content and JavaScript, XFA can contain events which are implemented as part of the XML and which I needed to support in  both Java and HTML5. This required taking apart the XML and implementing in…

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Useful practices for Java Threads

Every now and then I end up looking at ways to improve our use and handling of the various threads that are used internally by JPedal. With this in mind I decided that I would write an article covering useful practices for java threads that should become second nature to all who have to deal…

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Tutorial : How to Create Stacked Menus in JavaFX

At IDRSolutions, our PDF Viewer (part of our JPedal Library) currently uses Java Swing to create the PDF Viewer interface. However, we are now in the process of developing a JavaFX PDF Viewer, this involves mimicking our Swing PDF Viewer and producing the same Graphical Interface but with JavaFX 2.2 instead. Previously, I wrote a tutorial on Creating a Glowing Border Effect…

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