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I'm in the top #5000! I waited until I was on place #4900 to announce, because it will be very hard to "defend" that place ;-)

Google Analytics — January 2014

Last month, we've broken two important Google Analytics records in the history of itextpdf.com:

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StackOverflow: 10,000+ reputation points!

I've been active on StackOverflow for 479 days now, and already I'm playing with the big boys: my reputation is higher than 10,000:

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Where have I been? Google knows!

Whenever you go somewhere with an Android device, Google registers your location (unless you disable this feature). You can see the result of this functionality by visiting your location history. For instance, on January 5th, we flew from Brussels to Amsterdam, and from Amsterdam to San Francisco:

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The Winter Bash at SO is almost over

The Winter Bash at the Stack Exchange Network is almost over, and this year I managed to collect 12 hats on StackOverflow. Let's take a screen shot before they are put back in their boxes:

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Google Analytics — December 2013

There are no surprises in the overview of the visits to itextpdf.com in December. Just like every year, many people are on vacation during the holiday season, and that's made perfectly clear in the Google Analytics report:

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2014: less resolutions; more action!

Recently, I saw a nerd joke about new year's resolutions:

public void forgetResolutions(boolean goingToDoIt) {
    if (goingToDoIt)
        doIt();
    else
        return;
}

The else in this code snippet isn't strictly necessary, but you get the idea: stop saying you'll do things, start doing them.
I'm taking this really literally.

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It's OK, you can admit it...

... if you've been using an obsolete version of iText in the last couple of years.

This is what it sounds like every time we hear you saying that:

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MMxiii: Memorable Moments '13

Time flies, and 2013 has flown by like a space rocket. At iText, we've written an overview of the memorable moments for iText, but allow me to take a look at the personal memorable moments, and list them on my own site:

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Third Person (Paul Haggis): behind the scenes

I was going through my notes of 2013, thinking of writing an overview of memorable moments, when I found a folder containing photos taken in January during a visit "behind the scenes" of the set of the movie Third Person. As the movie will be released in Belgian movie theaters next year, maybe it's time to share some of these pictures:

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