Unicode 8.0 is now available

The latest version of the Unicode Standard adds 7,716 new characters and six new scripts. New additions range from emoji characters (including five modifiers for diversity), new ideographs [...]

PDF/A use in archives correlated with page size (!?!)

PDF/A adoption remains slow, even in European academic archives. [...]

Comments close on the Section 508 NPRM

Will PDF/UA be an option or a requirement for PDF documents in the coming refresh of Section 508? Duff Johnson walks you through the issues and reviews 3rd party testimony on PDF/UA. [...]

EU: may exclude “non-web format content” from Directive

EU policy-makers reconsider application of WCAG 2.0-based regulations to non-web content. [...]

PDF Technical Conference 2015: Registration now open!

The PDF Technical Conference 2015 in San Jose, California this coming October offers a unique collection of developer-oriented resources to help non-experts grow PDF-specific knowledge. [...]

First set of candidate veraPDF corpus files delivered

The first set of 49 candidate test suite files has been loaded to veraPDF’s public Github repository. [...]

veraPDF consortium wins EU contract to develop the definitive open source PDF/A validator

In October 2014 the PDF Association (in association with its veraPDF consortium partners) won phase 1 of the PREFORMA contract to design and develop a definitive open-source PDF/A validator. PREFORMA has now awarded Phase 2, prototype development, to the veraPDF consortium. [...]

ISO meetings under way in San Jose

Following 24 hours of teleconference meetings ISO committee delegates and PDF Association members gather in San Jose. [...]

PDF/UA was in the air at Xplor 2015

In essence, Xplor is about doing clever things with PDF files. [...]

Adobe Systems releases “Acrobat DC” – successor to Acrobat XI

Adobe delivers the 12th major version of the software that introduced PDF. [...]