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Make your own PDF file – Part 3: DIY…

This article is part of a 7 part series to create a hello world PDF. Click here to visit the series index. Brace yourself! ...
Daniel
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Why the TrueType hinting patent expiration matters

A while back we put a lot of effort into implementing some of the hinting technology in the TrueType specification. This system effectively uses...
Sam Howard
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Software Development: Are we listening carefully?

The quality of documentation and tools in an area of software development has an incredible impact on us developers. They both influence how fast...
Sam Howard
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Glyph names- what is in a name?

I came across a rather intriguing problem while debugging a font issue in a PDF created by a tool called A-PDF. The PDF specification...
Mark Stephens
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Understanding the PDF file format – Standard font information

One of the reasons that the PDF file format is so popular is that it embeds a large amount of font information in the...
Mark Stephens
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