JPedalFX – a JavaFX PDF Viewer

During a recent trip to Sun Microsystems’ customer briefing centre in London I sat through an enjoyable overview of JavaFX and its short-term future. While I had heard of it before, it was interesting to see how easily exciting interfaces could be put together. I couldn’t help but think how several things I have implemented…

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Corrupt PDFs? Maybe this is your problem.

On more than one occasion we have had clients coming to us reporting that JPedal tells them that their files are corrupt. This is due to a common misconception about the PDF format – unlike HTML, whitespace and special characters matter. Different platforms, by default, use different character encodings. Because of this, when Java reads…

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Java frustrations learning Android

I have just started playing with Android and I am sorry to say its not been the greatest experience so far. When you try the examples they probably will not work because they have changed the API since. And they have not documented the changes – well, if they do, they hide it very well…

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