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  1. e3c9e57 PDFBOX-5300: add new security page based on a proposal of Arnout Engelen, closes #12 by Andreas Lehmkühler · 3 weeks ago master
  2. af14574 update/fix doap file due to new release by Andreas Lehmkühler · 8 weeks ago
  3. 90b9fad update website due to new release by Andreas Lehmkühler · 8 weeks ago
  4. 2adb06e PDFBOX-5030: new stream caching added by Andreas Lehmkühler · 8 weeks ago
  5. 9f63074 PDFBOX-5303: added minimum java version by Andreas Lehmkühler · 3 months ago

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Apache PDFBox Documentation

Documentation Format

All of the Apache PDFBox documentation is written with markdown.


Contribution Guidlines

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Report or Fix an Issue

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Using Git Pull Requests

Pull requests are welcome!

We appreciate the use of topic branches.

git checkout -b <JIRA issue number>

# update enhance the documentation

git commit -m "<JIRA issue number>: This is my commit message."

git push origin <JIRA issue number>

# issue a pull request from your branch <JIRA issue number>

# wait for a committer to commit your patch