2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Expo

2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Expo

This weekend kicks off the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting & Expo, right in Datalogics’s backyard – McCormick Place in Chicago! Datalogics will be joining thousands of association professionals and executives, as well as industry partners, to discuss solutions, strategize, and exchange ideas about the association industry. We will be exhibiting at Booth #135, and will be chatting with attendees about our digital content publishing and management solution, READynamic™, as well as several of our PDF Tools….

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Marked Content to PDF/UA Compliant Tagged PDF

Marked Content to PDF/UA Compliant Tagged PDF

Matt Kuznicki’s recent Feature Exploration of Marked Content inspired me to work on a sample app idea I’ve had on the back burner for a while. Can I use Adobe PDF Library (APDFL) to modify an existing PDF document to make it PDF/UA compliant? Give or take a heaping handful of caveats, yes I can. The Caveats The main caveat was that I had the source code to generate the brochure and could (and did) tweak how the brochure was…

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Reader Enabled PDFs with Adobe Experience Reader Extensions Tool

Reader Enabled PDFs with Adobe Experience Reader Extensions Tool

Adobe Acrobat Reader is Adobe’s free offering for reading PDF files. According to Adobe, more than 200 billion PDF documents were opened with their products alone in 2017. Adobe Acrobat Reader is the number one tool for reading PDF files, which means that there is a very high likelihood that your users already have it installed on their systems. So, how can you take advantage of that? By making Adobe Acrobat Reader do more for you. For example: say you…

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eBooks: Passing Fad or Untapped Potential?

eBooks: Passing Fad or Untapped Potential?

If you’ve kept up with eBook sales in the press over the last few years, I’m sure you’ve noticed the trend. Reported US eBook unit sales down 10% in 2017 vs. 2016 (better than the 16% decline in the 2016 vs. 2015 timeframe) suggests that eBooks are sliding quickly off their peak of several years ago for traditional publishing houses. Independent publishers of eBooks, though, are steadily hiking up the peak, with increasing market share at the expense of traditional…

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