Parsing Adobe PDF Library Header Files for Documentation (1 of 4)

Parsing Adobe PDF Library Header Files for Documentation (1 of 4)

When I first started doing technical support for APDFL, my supervisor pointed me to an out of date PDF version of Adobe’s Acrobat and PDF Library Reference as easier to navigate and more useful than the HTML version of the documentation used since. The documentation document model I still prefer it to the HTML documentation. Don’t get me wrong, though. That document is a 43MB and 5937-page monster of a beast, and separating out the wheat from the chaff from…

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PDF2EPUB Converter: Try Our Website Demo Today

PDF2EPUB Converter: Try Our Website Demo Today

We recently had an exercise in how we could support PDF content in our EdTech software product. We ended up with a process that converts PDFs to fixed layout EPUB files, and maintains the visual integrity of the original PDF. As we began testing this process, we determined that the results of the conversion were actually…fantastic. It rendered beautifully, and the conversions to fixed layout EPUBs have been excellent. Our QA team put the tool through an exhaustive number of…

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eReading: How do Users Perceive an Acceptable Experience?

eReading: How do Users Perceive an Acceptable Experience?

It’s often said that you’ll decide whether you’ll like someone within the first 15 seconds of meeting them. Your entire perception of them is formed from the first look, handshake, and sentence out of their mouth – and it’s hard to change your opinion of them after the fact. I’d argue that there is little difference when you take this example from a person to person interaction, and compare it to a person to app interaction. The first few interactions…

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PDF to Image Rendering – How to Do it Correctly

PDF to Image Rendering – How to Do it Correctly

Is there really an incorrect way to render PDF files? The short answer is yes! There are actually many incorrect ways to render a PDF file. Just doing a Google search on “PDF to image” yields 29,400,000 results. In reality, there are really a few hundred tools out there that create images out of PDF files, with a varying degree of success. A lot of them produce different results, and they can’t all be right. PDF is a vast standard,…

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