Invented by Adobe Systems over 20 years ago, the Portable Document Format (PDF) is now an open standard for electronic document exchange maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). When you convert documents, forms, graphics, and web pages to PDF, they look just like they would if printed.

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What new PDF developers need to know

We had a discussion last week about what tips would help new developers get to grips when starting to work with PDF files. Here...
Mark Stephens
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Understanding the PDF File Format

We have been working with PDF files since 1999 and developed complex software to display PDF files. We have learnt a lot about the...
Leon Atherton
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How to convert Office documents to PDF with Microsoft…

Contents App Registration Permissions Download as a PDF Project Setup File Service Putting it all together This tutorial aims to create a service that...
Jacob Lucas
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How to view PDF objects

When you develop software to work with PDF files, you often need to be able to drill down into a file and see the...
Mark Stephens
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How PDF forms use JavaScript for validation

This blog post assumes you are aware of PDF forms. If this is a new topic for you, check out our introductory blog post....
Daniel Warren
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