Positive news from Javaone?

Ian Skerrett writes an excellent independently minded blog on Java developments. He was at Javaone this week and has written an encouraging report. The press in general seems to be reasonably upbeat about Java – JavaFX is going to be rolled into Java and we now have a roadmap for Java 7 and 8. So…

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100 posts and counting

When we started the Java PDF blog, we though we would struggle to fill 10 posts…. So it was a bit of a surprise when we noticed that we had reached our 100 post landmark. The PDF and Java worlds continue to be very live and exciting place to be. We wanted this blog to…

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It is a big week for Java

Next week will be a big (and very important) week for Java. There has been a lot of doubt, speculation, hope, concern, fear about the future of Java since Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle. Does it mean the start of a ‘golden era’ of development and growth or is the end of and time…

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Comparing 2 PDF files

It is quite a frequent question on the PDF forums, asking how to compare 2 versions of a PDF file to see  what has changed. This is actually one of those cases where generally the person means something slightly different. Usually this means ‘how can I see what has changed visually‘. PDF is a flexible…

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