Enterprise Support: Expectations vs. Reality

Enterprise Support: Expectations vs. Reality

Like most companies out there, at Datalogics we utilize and rely on many enterprise infrastructure products daily. As many people do, we expect that support will be readily accessible when we need it, as ours is for our customers. These are enterprise products, after all, and valuable support is always an expectation. Unfortunately, I found out recently this was not always the case when it comes to other companies. While working with one of these enterprise infrastructure products recently, I…

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Parsing Adobe PDF Library Header Files for Documentation (3 of 4)

Parsing Adobe PDF Library Header Files for Documentation (3 of 4)

In our last two installments, we first lexed APDFL’s C headers so that we then could parse the C declarations and the C Preprocessor defines and macros into subclasses of a ‘Defn’ class. Then, we sorted them into logical groupings through the use of magical heuristics – with a brute-force override for those cases where the magic didn’t work. The next step is to organize that information collected so that it could be laid out on a page. Now, the…

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Internship Advice From Current Datalogics Engineers

Internship Advice From Current Datalogics Engineers

Datalogics is excited to be offering internships both in our marketing and our software engineering groups for 2018. Datalogics will be at recruiting events at Northern Illinois University, at Loyola University, and at the University of Illinois at Chicago (general and computer science focuses) later in the winter. We encourage everyone who’s interested in joining our intern teams this summer to visit us. If you can’t visit, please contact us for more information! Last month saw some great internship advice from…

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PDF OPTIMIZER – Automate file size reduction

PDF OPTIMIZER – Automate file size reduction

It’s been over a year since we introduced file size optimization technology in the Adobe PDF Library (APDFL). In this time, we have worked with many current customers and evaluators using this technology. We received a lot of great feedback that helped us improve what is currently in APDFL. Some evaluators were interested in the optimization technology, but they did not have the engineering resource or desire to build their own solution using APDFL. They wanted to use the technology…

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