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Old July 16th, 2004, 05:05 AM
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Hi all,

I'm looking for some advice on Dynamic PDF Document Generation from java/ j2ee web apps.

What I'd like to do is take data from a form or database (perhaps in XML format) and include it in a PDF document which will be returned to the user.

I've come accross a number of tools, but am having trouble deciding between them. Eg.

-iText

-Apache FOP

-AurigaDoc (uses FOP)

-DocBook

-Some other XML - XSLT method ?


Which are the easiest to integrate? allow the most flexibility in generating PDF? offer best performance?



(It's for an academic project so I can't afford to buy any commercial software)

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Hi u can try jasper report, it is a powerful tool to let u generate different type of report. eg PDF,CSV,HTML and etc.
Visit this site to get more info http://jasperreports.sourceforge.net/

HTP

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Refer to the API for HTML to PDF : http://pd4ml.zefer.org/cgi-bin/eng.cgi/main.htm

http://www.planetpdf.com/mainpage.asp?webpageid=1682

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Similar topic & Link for pdf generations

http://p2p.wrox.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=18063

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http://www.objectmethod.it/articoli/ArticoloFOP.html
Hope this helps!

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