Portable Document Format, aka Portable Document Format, is an actively used binary data format created in 1993.

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Example code from the Hello World Collection:

%Hello World in Portable Document Format (PDF)
%PDF-1.2
1 0 obj
<<
/Type /Page
/Parent 5 0 R
/Resources 3 0 R
/Contents 2 0 R
>>
endobj
2 0 obj
<<
/Length 51
>>
stream
BT
/F1 24 Tf
1 0 0 1 260 600 Tm
(Hello World)Tj
ET
endstream
endobj
3 0 obj
<<
/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]
/Font <</F1 4 0 R >>
>>
endobj
4 0 obj
<<
/Type /Font
/Subtype /Type1
/Name /F1
/BaseFont /Arial
>>
endobj
5 0 obj
<<
/Type /Pages
/Kids [ 1 0 R ]
/Count 1
/MediaBox
[ 0 0 612 792 ]
>>
endobj
6 0 obj
<<
/Type /Catalog
/Pages 5 0 R
>>
endobj
trailer
<<
/Root 6 0 R
>>
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Last updated February 11th, 2019