Technical requirements

All the core configuration setup has already been discussed in the previous chapters. The focus of this chapter is to integrate Spring MVC applications with plugins and libraries that can be used to render data in many forms.

Rendition is the process of creating a copy of the original document in a different format such as PDF, HTML, TEXT, or any valid formats. In web applications, we consider HTML as our default format for data presentation.

Aside from rendition types, we need to highlight some libraries that can help the application process all ordinal and nominal data into a visual representation.

iText 5.x

iText is an open source API that can be downloaded from http://itextpdf.com. It is a powerful and efficient tool for ...

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