Chapter 9. Integrating iText in your web applications

This chapter covers

  • Making interactive forms “web ready”
  • Converting HTML and XML to PDF
  • Using iText in servlets

Every month, I visit Google Analytics to look at the statistics for my different sites; I click Export > PDF and save a printable report for my archives. When I want to travel by train or by plane, I can download a ticket or a boarding pass from a website. When you download an eBook from Manning, your email address is automatically stamped on every page. Most of these reports, vouchers, stamped books, and so on, are “powered by iText.” iText was one of the first libraries that combined ease of use with speed, and that’s why it’s omnipresent in applications generating PDFs for the ...

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