Author: Max Sautin

How to convert a PDF document into thumbnail image with specified dimensions in C# and VB.Net

Sometimes is necessary to convert a page from PDF document into image (png, jpg, bmp, doesn’t really matter to show it in a browser). Let us say, if we’re creating an e-library website. This e-library stores a lot of e-books in a PDF format. And our task is to show cover pages from those PDF […]

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Features of software business in the Russian backwoods. Part II – The creation of «SautinSoft» company.

The creation of «SautinSoft» company When we were children we lived in the Soviet Union. That was the socialist country divided from the Western capitalist states with boarders and informational barrier. That barrier was called “Iron Curtain”. We didn’t have Coca-Cola, game consoles, smart clothes and glossy magazines. We have not seen a good deal […]

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PDF Metamorphosis .Net – How to create a PDF document with watermarks

In this article I’ll show how the PDF Metamorphosis .Net works with watermarks. “The PDF Metamorphosis .Net” is the name of the our library, the general function of which is converting HTML, RTF to PDF. Sometime ago a one customer asked us to add a new feature ‘Watermark’ in the PDF Metamorphosis .Net. He said: […]

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Features of software business in the Russian backwoods. Part I

In the last weekend, we employees of «SautinSoft»: Dmitry, Tatiana, Gennady, Alexander and Max with our families finally decided to arrange a long-awaited vacation and go into the woods for a picnic. On this cool winter’s day we decided to make “Shish kebab”. Shish kebab is a mixture of pieces of lamb, pork or beef, […]

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