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Ghent, Belgium, April 25, 2017 – Developers now are able to partner with leading PDF library company, iText Software, to market add-ons to iText 7. The iText 7 Platform allows software developers to create add-ons, while iText provides international sales and marketing support. With this “outside-in” way of innovation, iText expands the functionality of its core iText 7 engine to respond to specific customer requirements. This relationship also provides the development community with revenue sharing opportunities and access to the commercial market. “We’ve received countless requests for...
iText Software is pleased to announce the release of iText 14, our latest product that is twice as fast as iText 7! The talented developers at iText have been tirelessly coding to create our best product yet. iText 14 includes a new, faster code base called Boomswitch and a new group of add-ons, that are sure to meet your wildest dreams. The Boomswitch functionality is the core of what makes iText 14 twice as fast as iText 7, by making the code run faster by any factor requested by the client. iText developer Benoit Lagae tell us, “Boomswitch allows us to quickly adapt to customer...
This is a hotfix release on top of iText for .NET 7.0.2; they are functionally identical, except that the following blocking issue was fixed: ASP.NET users reported the following sequence of fatal exceptions when using iText for .NET 7.0.2 in their web applications: System.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for 'iText.IO.Util.ResourceUtil' threw an exception. System.NotSupportedException: The invoked member is not supported in a dynamic assembly. The cause of this was a functional change in 7.0.2 to allow loading of certain resources in dependencies, but this change did not...
iText Launches pdfHTML to Easily Convert HTML to PDF Ghent, Belgium, March 16, 2017 – Leading PDF library company iText Software today introduced pdfHTML, a powerful tool to easily convert HTML and CSS content into a PDF document. An iText 7 add-on, pdfHTML is a premium upgrade to the previous XML Worker from iText 5. The new solution provides more functionality out of the box and easier extensibility and customization. “HTML is ubiquitous. A lot of software already outputs HTML in one way or another, and most developers know at least the basics,” said Raf Hens, iText director of product...
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pdfXFA flatten dynamic forms
pdfXFA is the successor to XFA Worker. It allows you to process and finalize dynamic forms by automating form filling and later flattening for easy use and security. pdfXFA offers all of the same functionality as XFA Worker, but also offers a convenient API. To get started with pdfXFA, read on! Load your License Key Before we begin we'll need to load the license file. This is done using our license key library. Make sure to use version 2 and higher. These version are meant to be used in tandem with iText 7 products, while versions 1.x.y are meant to be used with iText 5. LicenseKey....
Leading PDF library company iText Software is proud to announce the official launch of its new flagship product. iText 7 is the successor to the company’s successful iText 5 offering and will come with several add-ons for PDF structure inspection, non-Latin script support and digital invoicing. iText is currently used by over 5.000 companies around the world to embed PDF functionalities into various parts of their workflow. As opposed to off-the-shelf, plug-and-play PDF converters, iText provides APIs for developers to fine-tune the way they want to create or edit PDFs according to different...
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The focus for version 5.5.9 was not on new features but that doesn't mean we've been twiddling our thumbs. This new version contains numerous bug fixes and improvements. The areas of improvement include: Tagged PDF and accessibility Fixed an issue with tagging of nested lists. Improvements in tagging of form XObjects . When adding multiple Chunk s to a Phrase , there's an optimization of merging them when they have the same properties. But this resulted in their accessibility attributes and roles being overwritten. PDF/A Corrected the...
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A new site, a new release! We've been working very hard on a new web site that would contain more code samples and answers to questions . We've also made it easier to find the information you need by creating different, easy-to-understand categories, but also through better search functionality and the use of tags. We are now releasing iText 5.5.8 and we've reorganized the source code. The projects itextpdf, pdfa, xtra, and xmlworker, are now all in one...
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There's a new 60-page tutorial in the works about creating e-Invoices with iText. This book will be presented at Adobe's Headquarters in San Jose at the PDF Association's PDF Technical Conference . In the pdfa jar of iText 5.5.7, you'll find code that allows you to create ZUGFeRD invoices as a PDF document with an XML attachment that complies either with the ZUGFeRD Basic profile or the ZUGFeRD Comfort profile. All you need to do to create the...
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If you compare the changelogs for iText 5.5.6 with previous change log entries (for instance the one for iText 5.5.5 ), you immediately notice that we're using a completely different style. We have successfully moved from svn on SourceForge as our main code repository to git on a private GitLab server. From out GitLab server, the source code is now distributed to SourceForge (search for the git repository, the svn repository is no longer updated) and GitHub. Changelogs are now mostly generated automatically based on the GitHub logs...