What are all these PDF companies doing at a Java show?

This year’s JavaOne show in San Francisco sported (at least) four members of the PDF Association. Mark Stephens offers his impressions of the premiere event for Java developers. [...]

PDF Association appoints Duff Johnson as Executive Director

The PDF Association today announced the appointment of the organization’s Vice Chairman to the role of Executive Director. [...]

Document productivity: your thoughts please!

A 5 minute survey providing insight into the way people think about electronic documents vs. documents on paper. The questions invite the user to reflect on how they use (or don’t use) electronic documents to get things done. [...]

PDF Day in Washington DC and New York City!

The PDF Day events in Washington DC and New York City offer executives and managers high-level, non-commercial information to improve their understanding of how PDF fits into their technology infrastructure, and what they could do to further leverage it. [...]

My first Hackathon – Hacking on PDF Files

Yvonne Friese, ZBW, shares her thoughts about the PDF Hackathon titled “Preserving PDF – identify, validate, repair”, which took place in Hamburg, 1 – 2 September, 2014. PDF Association Chairman Olaf Drümmer attended the hackathon as speaker and technical expert. [...]

Simple, robust and accurate PDF generation at SSL – world’s leading provider of commercial satellites

SSL has a long history of delivering reliable satellites and spacecraft systems for commercial and government customers around the world. As the world’s leading provider [...]

UK: Open document formats for government documents

Open document formats like PDF/A, HTML5 and ODF will become obligatory for government documents, minister announced. [...]

Foxit PDF Technology Chosen for Google Open-Source

Foxit’s blog explains how Foxit’s PDF rendering technology is now part of the open source PDFium project, seemingly also used by Google for their Chrome browser. [...]

The PDF – we can’t do without it

Not all document formats have managed to become a standard and nowhere near enough deliver what they promise. So what can or should we expect [...]

Joint ISO and PDF Association Working Group works on PDF/VT Application Notes

Launched April 23, 2014, the joint ISO TC 130 WG 2 FTF 3 and PDF Association Working Group just met again on May 21, 2014. The group is quite active and will meet every two weeks in the coming months. Their initial focus is on developing best practice guidelines on expressing product intent, completely independent of JDF which is considered too complex by numerous potential PDF/VT users, who value the relative simplicity of output control options in AFP or PostScript. The next web meeting will take place on June 2, 2104. [...]