A small part of the Apache FOP code is included in the Software without modification. Your use of the Apache FOP code is subject to the terms and conditions of. I have been using FOP for the last month on a major project. In this project, XML data is rearranged to create PDF documents of – Dear Author: We have been using Apache FOP to generate FDP files. How does iText compare to FOP? Thanks.

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Open source Java Libraries to Create PDF documents – iText vs Apache FOP

October 23, at 2: February 7, at The latest version 0. What is Apache Fop?

This entry was posted in Dynamic File Generation. When extending this concept to different layouts and itexy formatting and conditional logic … It is a balance between writing XSL to create FO or writing in Java or C to create specific documents.

Jasperreports is NOT very capable for this type of output I was constrained to use this Jasper by our architects.

The Software integrates code developed by Apache Commons Lang project at http: Well, I work for iText as QA Engineer, and we compared performance and feature sets with several competitors, and we should probably put our findings online, including the full source code of the tests, because it’s actually pretty favourable for us I have the xlsx with the results open right now.


Matteo Baldi 2, 7 18 Supposedly, FO was never intended to stand independently XSL, but I think that was a pretty silly design decision on the part of somebody from a few years back. Law of Demeter in Java – Principle of least Knowle I don’t understand why people always want to compare iText with FOP. Note that we also compared the ease of use.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Skip to main content. In the book, there’s an example of a map of a city. The generated document will contain a itxet and a couple of tables nothing fancy.

Apache FOP and iText for dynamic PDF generation | Hongliang’s notebook

Had to go through a learning curve to achieve this but the end result was good. April 2, at 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.

BEFORE using any encryption software, you are obliged to check the country’s laws, regulations and policies concerning the import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to see if this is permitted. You can keep the style sheet xsl: But, if you are starting a new project, there are couple foop open source Java PDF libraries e. Incidently, Holman’s book, “Definitive XSL-FO” is a great help, but if you get it, go to Kinkos and get it rebound in a lay-flat spiral binding because you will constantly be turning back and forth between the sections.


Java Revisited: Open source Java Libraries to Create PDF documents – iText vs Apache FOP

They both produce PDF, but that’s it. And then you can use it where is appropriate.

Why not use FOP? I have to prepare PDF document with ofp generated by servletsso it seems that iText is a good solution.? September 3, at 7: Google case will have an impact on people using the old iText API. All this stuff is ‘missing’ in FOP.

Home Products Product overview iText 7: This jar contains files distributed with the Apache FOP library.

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