This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Aspose Newsletter for April 2013 has now been published that highlights all the newly supported features offered in the recent releases of its JasperReports exporters, SQL Server rendering extensions, .NET, Java & SharePoint components. This month’s technical article shows converting documents with Aspose.Words for SharePoint in a workflow & migration tip for creating a chart with VSTO or Aspose.Slides for .NET. The video tutorial shows getting started with Aspose.Pdf for JasperReports.
200,000 Registered Users!
We have 200,000 registered users in our online community! Less than three years ago, we celebrated reaching 100,000 registered users and we are delighted to have doubled our community so quickly. To celebrate, we’re giving not just user #200,000 but also 19 other new users prizes. We’re contacting the winners and will publish information about them in our blog as we make contact.
Extending our Platform Support
We’re adding mobile to our existing platforms shortly. The new platform will give mobile developers many of the tools that our .NET and Java users enjoy, making document conversion and management on mobile platforms fast and easy. As well as developing platforms so that our customers can use our tools in the way they need, we’re working to support and encourage our user community.
Over the last two years we’ve supported a number of .NET, Java and SharePoint user groups with support, prizes and swag. If you know of a group that would benefit from our support, email email@example.com and let us know.
NFR Licenses for Microsoft MVPs
Did you know that we offer NFR (not for resale) licenses of our products to Microsoft MVPs? If you are a Microsoft MVP and would like to try our products, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aspose.Pdf and Aspose.Pdf.Kit for Java Merging
Last year, we merged Aspose.Pdf and Aspose.Pdf.Kit for .NET. The time has come for us to do the same thing for Java. The new, merged version of Aspose.Pdf will both create and work with existing PDFs and gives our users a more powerful toolkit for developing with PDF. Read more here
Product Spotlight: Aspose.OCR
Aspose.OCR for .NET and Aspose.OCR for Java are compact, easy to use APIs that instantly gives your .NET or Java framework OCR capabilities. Optical character recognition takes scanned pages and recognizes characters and words, so that the text can be extracted into digital forms, databases or word processors. If your organization works with paper forms, or has legacy documents that you want to store digitally, Aspose.OCR can help you automate the process. Aspose.OCR supports several image formats, fonts and languages. Find out more about OCR component for .NET & Java .
Technical Article – Converting Documents with Aspose.Words for SharePoint in a Workflow
Aspose.Words for SharePoint can be incorporated into workflows to speed up document management. This article shows how to set up a workflow that automatically converts files to PDF. This lets users upload files to a directory in any supported format and easily share documents in a format that anyone can read. Click below to read the complete article about Converting Documents in SharePoint .
Tutorial Video – Getting Started with Aspose.Pdf for JasperReports
Aspose.Pdf for JasperReports lets you export reports to PDF, complete with charts, tables and images. Getting started is easy and this video shows how to install a JasperServer, install Aspose.Pdf for JasperReports, add configuration and apply a license. Click below to watch the Video tutorial .
Migration Tip – Creating a Chart with VSTO or Aspose.Slides for .NET
Charts add valuable information to management and other presentations. When coding with Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, you can add charts using VSTO or with Aspose.Slides. This migration tip compares the two approaches and shows yow you can free yourself from Microsoft Office Automation. Read the complete migration tip about Creating a Chart with VSTO or Aspose.Slides for .NET.
Collect your copy of Aspose Newsletter, April 2013 edition