by Adobe

Created

19 August 2010

Requirements
 
User level
Beginning

The Adobe® PostScript® software development kit (SDK) archive is a compilation of documents and sample code previously distributed on CD as the Print Technologies SDK, which was available only to Adobe Solutions Network (ASN) members. It includes information about the Adobe PostScript language, PostScript print drivers, the Adobe Type Manager® (ATM™) application programming interface (API), and fonts. All documents and sample code are furnished as is and are subject to the Terms of Use.
 
To access the samples, you must accept the PostScript license agreement that is displayed after you click the links below. For additional specifications and technical notes, see Fonts Technical Notes and PostScript language specifications.
 
PostScript documentation is available on the following topics:
 
Color
 
 
 
Communications
 
 
 
Filters
 
 
 
 
Run Length Encoding Filter
Sample code

Filters and Reusable Streams (PDF: 185K)
TN #5603
October 9, 1997
 
 
Forms
 
 
 
 
Postscript language (general)
 
 
 
 
 
Image
 
 
 
Language Level 2 paths
 
 
 
Graphics
 
 
 
Patterns
 
 
 
Rectangles
 
 
 
Stroke Adjust
 
 
 
Text
 
 
 
 
 
 
Timing
 
 
 
PostScript language books and sample code
 
The PostScript Language Tutorial and Cookbook
Blue Book PDF and sample code


PostScript Language Program Design
Green Book PDF and sample code
 
Adobe Type Manager (ATM) API
 
PostScript Printer Driver Optimization Case Study (PDF: 42K)
PostScript Printer Driver for Mac and Windows
TN #5042
March 31, 1992
 
 
 
 
Fonts
 
AFM Parse
Sample code


Type 1 Font program
For makeblendedfont and Other Subrs
Program code


Supporting Fonts in the PostScript Language Environment (PDF: 144K)

TN #5075
March 31, 1992
 
 
 
 
Display Postscript System