Caveat: iText may swallow PDF bookmarks. But Jens Stavnstrup tells us in issue FOP that this doesn’t happen if you use iText’s PDFStamper. Here is. I have a requirement to present a PDF on demand in a web application injecting user specific data. I’m looking at both Apache FOP and iText. Dear Author: We have been using Apache FOP to generate FDP files. How does iText compare to FOP? Thanks.

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The latest version 0. More then Apache and iText i found Aspose. October 23, at 2: Why is this important?

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XML reporting and look query. We will look into iText. Email required Address never made public. Notify me of new comments via email.

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Why wait notify and notifyAll called from synchron March 21, at 8: How to enable Spring Security in Java Web applicat FOP makes sense if your data is highly regular lots of tablesor if you have XML data to begin with. Its simple and free! Difference Between Abstract Class vs Interface in Apache FOP is known for slow processing power. Java and Adobe Acrobat. How easy itdxt it to write an application with different libraries and how easy is it to maintain the code. Your email address will not be published.


Which one or both? Apache FOP and iText. Response Output as PDF. The lack of high-level object in PdfBox was a real showstopper in many cases. You can find the details at http: I don’t see evidence of being able to separate the style from the document generation code in the simple iText examples that I’ve seen.

For brevity, i have not included the input xml and xslt xsl: It seems to me that iText is a better fit for what we’re doing. But please please please don’t take my word for it!

This entry was posted in Dynamic File Generation. Other Open Source Projects. Well, the above points were based on my experience and exposure, if you have something new or see something misinterpreted, then please posts it as your comment. The good thing about iText is that it’s available in both Java and C.

RenderX and our implementation team makes use of iText in many, many situations — mostly all for manipulation of PDFs generated from RenderX.


Would recommend iTextSharp any day. Sieve of Eratosthenes Algorithm to generate Prime August 11, at Note that we also compared the ease of use.

With a little knowledge, a cast iron skillet is non-stick and lasts a lifetime. That makes the cost for using PdfBox high. The downside of Apache FOP is fip limited popularity. Velika, Personally, I use iText. Fully written in Java.

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Thanks for the detailed response! Convert email to pdf. But if you combine both, you can certainly get somewhere .