Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

PDF File Format

Make Your Own PDF – Part 2b: Create your…

This article is part of a 7 part series to create a hello world PDF. Click here to visit the series index. In this...
Daniel
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Make your own PDF file – Part 2: Structure…

This article is part of a 7 part series to create a hello world PDF. Click here to visit the series index. Before we...
Daniel
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Understanding the PDF File format series

We have been publishing a series of articles entitled Understanding the PDF file format. In each article we try to take a specific PDF...
Mark Stephens
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Don’t blame the PDF file format

I see a lot of complaints about the PDF file format on various forums, moaning about it. They tend to focus mainly on 2...
Brendan
1 min read

Why we need to see your PDF files…

What makes writing a PDF parser especially interesting (ie complex) is that the specification is often ambiguous and that PDF is a very complex...
Brendan
1 min read