Archive: February 2017

ICEpdf is moving to Java 8! Are you still using Java 5?

Posted on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 by Patrick Corless

The sixty-four-million-dollar question we ask today is why are you still using Java 5?  Perhaps you lost the root password to your development box?  Or you like your applications slow and insecure?  But seriously folks, Java 5 gained end of life status way back in 2009, that’s two presidential terms ago, most people don’t hold on to their cars that long!

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Using ICEpdf with JavaFX

Posted on Thursday, November 24th, 2016 by Patrick Corless

Any developer in the Swing/AWT space has surely taken notice of JavaFX at some point over the last nine years. I was lucky enough to be at JavaOne in May of 2007 and saw the keynote where JavaFX was first announced. The presenter was dragging applications out the browser onto the desktop. The audience was shown all these little CSS file snippets and introduced to a newfangled scripting language ... read more