3 things Bitcoin and PDF have in common

Bitcoin and PDFs might seem like very different and unconnected things. However there are surprising similarities between them. Bitcoin is changing the way finance works, bringing it into the digital age. Likewise PDFs brought us documents for the digital age. Here are 3 similarities between Bitcoin and PDF: Dependence on computers The defining factor of…

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How we are improving security in our products

Security has made some big headlines recently, with the Spectre and Meltdown issues affecting processors being the most notable ones. Here at IDRSolutions, we’ve been hard at work improving the security in our products. Here are a couple of features we’ve added recently to our Java PDF library: Support for PDF files encrypted using AES-256…

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What is new in PDF Spec 2.0?

After 8 years in the making, PDF 2.0 has finally been released. From new annotations, to digital signatures, to generally making the specification clearer and more concise, there’s been a lot of changes and improvements since 1.7. As there are too many changes to list in this 984-page behemoth, here is a brief overview of…

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