Archive: December 2016

Forces of Change: JDK 8, JavaFX, and the future of ICEpdf

Posted on Thursday, December 1st, 2016 by Patrick Corless

When ICEpdf 1.0 was release in 2005 it supported JDK 1.3 and was as single jar weighing in at a mere 260 KB. At the time, we were wrestling with a move to JDK 1.4 to take advantage of the new collections, IO, imaging and print APIs which had the potential to significantly improve the product. Dropping API support for a JDK version is a big deal. On one hand the move might attract new customers ... read more