Tag Archives: PDF

pdf.js: Interesting Project, Incorrect Rendering

pdf.js is a well known project for rendering PDF documents directly in the browser. In that sense, it is similar to our recently announced PDFNetJS. While pdf.js isĀ interesting project, and may be a reasonable choice in some very specific situations, it has a number of serious problems that make it unreliableĀ for any situation where PDF rendering is important.

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Mobile Cross-Platform PDF Viewers: Options for Android, iOS, Windows Store Apps and Windows Phone 8

The rise of mobile platforms, each with its own native programming language and API, has created new demand for cross-platform development tools and SDKs. To display a PDF, most cross-platform toolkits offer either a C++ interface (which do not provide a native UI component) or might be a simple PDF-to-image style solution. In this post, we will outline some better options for handling PDFs in a cross-platform manner on mobile devices.

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