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Bruno Lowagie
  • October 2010
  • ISBN 9781935182610
  • 616 pages
  • printed in black & white
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Deep coverage of both iText and PDF - indispensable.

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iText in Action, Second Edition is an entirely revised new version of the popular first edition. It introduces the latest version of iText, and it lowers the learning curve to its advanced features. Following its innovative, practical examples, you'll master new form types, including AcroForm, explore the XML Forms Architecture (XFA), and discover techniques for linking documents, creating a PDF based on records in a database, and much more.

Written by the creator of iText, this new edition covers the latest version of iText and Java 5. The examples can be easily adapted to .NET using iTextSharp.

about the technology

Search for "Java PDF" and what do you think you'll find in the #1 position? Why, iText, of course. Ever since its launch in 2000, this open source Java library has been the most popular and most broadly used tool for programmatic creation and manipulation of PDF. With it you too can easily transform static PDF into live, interactive applications.

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  • Automate static and dynamic XFA forms
  • How to generate dynamic PDF from XML or a database
  • How to add digital signatures
  • Covers iText 5

about the author

Bruno Lowagie is the original developer and current maintainer of iText. He works for Ghent University and lives in Ghent, Belgium, with his wife and two sons.

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The classic, revised with practical code everyone can use.

John S. Griffin, Overstock.com

Masterful, comprehensive.

Saicharan Manga, Services and Solutions

Invaluable examples... what you need is here.

Paulo Soares, Glintt Business Solutions

The canonical source on iText.

Michael Kilnk, AuthentiDate International AG
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