PDF Programming Tutorial

Does anybody know of a good tutorial or book that describes the Adobe PDF format?

Thanks in advance.
MikeBroderickAsked:
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Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
The PDF Spec from Adobe is the only book I know of. You can download it from ADobe's web site. It is however not a tutorial, it just describes the PDF format.
Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
You can find the PDF reference here: http://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/pdf/index_reference.html

If you want to use Adobe tools, you need to get a number of documents from ADobe's Acrobat SDK: http://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/acrobat/sdk/index.html - the full SDK comes with samples
MikeBroderickAuthor Commented:
Yes, I have been using the PDF 1.6 spec. I was hoping someone wrote a how-to book to suppliment it. I will look at the SDK. It costs 100 dollars.
Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
Most of the documents are available for free, it's just the code samples that you only get by paying. There are books about forms creation with JavaScript, but I am not aware of anything else. You can buy training from http://www.pdfsages.com (the only company that sells SDK training for Adobe).

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