DeveloperWeek Europe 2021 DeveloperWeek Europe 2021
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OPEN TALK: Do Not Download Your PDF: A Story of Digital Document Usability and Security in Your Application


Andrey Safonov
PDFTron, Solutions Engineer

A document and format master, with almost a decade of experience in the tech industry as an engineer, consultant, and architect, Andrey works closely with start-ups and Fortune 500 companies to create scalable, performant solutions in all verticals.You may recognize him from PDFTron's YouTube channel, or various speaking gigs with the PDF Association and others.



The usage of digital documents within an app affects basically every industry and use-case and now more than ever. Have you ever looked into incorporating documents into your app? There’s a lot to consider. And what about digital security? When it comes to thinking about the document lifecycle within an app, there are several things to think about:
- The in-app experience when working with multiple documents
- Integrating a viewer inside of the app beyond any built-in viewers
- Providing consistent behavior across multiple browsers
- Providing customized UI for annotating PDFs, images, MS Office documents and videos
- Improving your search across multiple documents beyond just title and metadata

In this session you’ll learn about the importance of digital documents in today’s world and how to work with them using Javascript, React, Angular and Vue.