This recipe goes into more detail about
webpage.render, and it shows how to generate PDFs. We also introduce the
paperSize property of
webpage instances and how to control the sizes of the pages in the PDF output.
To run this recipe, we will need a script that accesses a web page. We also need write permissions to the filesystem in the script's working directory.
The script in this recipe is available in the downloadable code repository as
chapter07. If we run the provided example script, we must change to the root directory for the book's sample code.
Lastly, the script in this recipe runs against the demo site that is included with the cookbook's sample code repository. To ...