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Overhauling PDF Forms technology

The Technical Working Group’s chair explains the current missions of the PDF Forms TWG; a declarative model for business logic, alignment with web forms and optimized accessibility.

Electronic form with fields for first name, last name, and your email with the PDF Association logo.


Busting the Myth that PDF Cannot Be Accessible

PDF documents can be as accessible as web pages if presented correctly.

Sunrise over mountains and a lake.


Linking research and industry

To assist both academic and industry researchers achieve high-quality and accurate PDF-oriented research outcomes, the PDF Association is now offering a new free peer-review service.

Maze


Doing PDF right

Doing PDF right means being aware of errata for PDF 2.0. With over 65 issues now resolved and approved by the PDF Association’s PDF TWG, the body of knowledge in the “PDF Issues” GitHub repo is already significant.

Screenshot of a PDF issue


Reporting issues on PDF 2.0-related standards

The PDF Association expands its pdf-issues GitHub repo to cover all ISO standards based on PDF 2.0.

Github, PDF Association and ISO logos


SafeDocs’ latest research into securing PDF

The LangSec IEEE S&P Workshop this year includes several PDF-related presentations resulting from SafeDocs research including a paper by CTO Peter Wyatt.

Arlington PDF Model logo


Industry drives Tagged PDF forward

An overview of industry working-group activities pertaining to tagged PDF.

Names of various PDF Association communities.


Bottom-up: how standards should be made

Standards development works best when the expert community is open to diverse and dissenting views. The door is already open to the government to listen, participate and propose. If it isn’t broken don’t try to fix it.

Four hand-drawn checkmarks.


Perfecting PDF Lexical Analysis

This PDF file tests parsing valid combinations of adjacent PDF tokens both in the body of a PDF as well as in PDF content streams.

Cute beagle eating pasta.


How PDF contributes to greater sustainability

Thomas Zellmann, evangelist from the PDF Association, explains why PDF is not only “digital paper” but also one of the greenest office technologies around.

Green PDF