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The Female Technologist: Someone Has to be First

While I’m happy to be a unicorn, I do often think about why there aren’t more women in tech, or even why we seem to be underrepresented in the wheeling-and-dealing world of start-ups and entrepreneurship. One reason that has been … Continue reading

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Why You Need PDF Aerialist for Print: It Does What Acrobat Can’t (Imposition)

PDF is a perfect fit for print workflows. It’s hardly surprising, though. From the very start, PDF was designed with printing in mind, and it supports all sorts of fancy things like page fidelity, self-containment (e.g., via embedded fonts and … Continue reading

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Bytes and Bobs: What is Agile Development?

Here at Debenu, we make developer products (among others) through software development. In a lot of ways, that means that Debenu and our developer community are peers as well as having the traditional vendor-client relationship. By virtue of that unusual … Continue reading

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Debenu PDF Aerialist Plus Acrobat for Legal Professionals

Those working in the legal sector use a huge volume of documents. Increasingly, these are created, prepared and transmitted in digital format, with some documents never even “touching the ground” in the sense of being physically printed. As of right … Continue reading

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Regular Expressions in Debenu PDF Aerialist 12

One of the powerful new features added in the Debenu PDF Aerialist 12 is support for regular expressions. Specifically, this is now built into the Create Keyword Links feature. So what are regular expressions and why do you care about … Continue reading

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Reducing PDF File Size (Optimizing PDFs), Part 2

By Dan Shea, Planet PDF Contributing Editor. Originally posted at Planet PDF. Part 1 can be found here. Using the PDF Optimizer The PDF Optimizer presents a lot of options. Since Acrobat/PDF Optimizer breaks them down by them into separate … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Developing for Mobile

With the release of our mobile PDF SDK for iOS and Android later this year, I thought it might be a good time to talk about some of the issues that are specific to developing for mobile platforms. This task … Continue reading

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Reducing PDF File Size (Optimizing PDFs), Part 1

By Dan Shea, Planet PDF Contributing Editor. Originally posted at Planet PDF. PDF is a mature technology that now has that standing of a de jure standard, controlled as it now is by an official standards body (the ISO). Between … Continue reading

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Debenu PDF Aerialist Pharma and Acrobat versus the FDA PDF guidelines

A while back, I wrote a blog post comparing TRS ToolBox with the dynamic duo of Aerialist Pharma and Acrobat for preparing regulatory submissions. Since then, a lot of you have quite reasonably asked how Aerialist Pharma and Acrobat align … Continue reading

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Thanks for your thoughtful responses so far!

First of all, thanks to those of you who have provided the flurry of responses to our survey about Debenu’s pending PDF SDK for developing Android and iOS apps. If you haven’t done so yet (and are interested in shaping … Continue reading

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