When working with documents associated with a business process, often many actions are performed on and with a document. Splitting the document, adding and removing pages, changing metadata, extracting business related information. There are many different actions, that are relevant to the history and the state of the document. But way too often, the whole … Read more

Create PDFs using HTML

Generating documents can be challenging. There are many tools, different platforms and markup languages. Especially these markup languages like XSL:FO or similar, do have a steep learning curve and there are not that many people comfortable with those. But there is one markup language, that is widely known and well established: HTML. Although primarily intended … Read more

PDF and Open Source

PDF is all around us and successfully drives many processes. But there are many circumstances when using a commercial software is not an option – for many possible reasons. What can be done in such situations? There seems to be one simple answer for these situations: just use open source! But those that had to … Read more