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SE Radio interviews Peter Wyatt & Duff Johnson on 30 years of PDF

PDF Association staff // October 13, 2022

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SE Radio logoSE Radio, a podcast for professional software developers (not PDF experts) hosted by IEEE, has just posted its episode 532; an interview with the PDF Association's CTO Peter Wyatt and CEO Duff Johnson.

In this episode, SE Radio’s Gavin Henry speaks with Wyatt and Johnson about a wide range of topics, including PDF/A, key dates in PDF history (including why 2007 was such an important year), and PDF security.

The discussion touches on redaction of information in a PDF, object models, what Adobe did right, choosing PDF versions, efficient paging of documents, DARPA's SafeDocs program, selecting a PDF SDK, the Arlington PDF Model and the industry-supported veraPDF validator. In addition, the interview addresses when to use the PDF format, javascript, validation, backward compatibility and how HTML and PDF complement each other.

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

PDF Association staff

The staff of the PDF Association are dedicated to delivering the information, services and value members have come to expect. Staff members of the PDF Association include: Alexandra Oettler (Editor), Betsy Fanning (Standards Director), Duff Johnson (Chief Executive Officer), Matthias Wagner (CFO & Operations Director), Peter Wyatt (Chief Technology Officer), Thomas Zellmann (PDF Evangelist).  

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

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PDF Association staff

The staff of the PDF Association are dedicated to delivering the information, services and value members have come to expect. Staff …