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November 11, 2011
Tags: Release
Maintenance release of iText; change in architecture for XML Worker. iText 5.1.2 In this release, we've added functionality that allows you to completely remove an optional content layer (OCG). However: iText 5.1.2 is mainly a maintenance release that fixes a series of bugs reported on this list since June 8: the algorithm to find startxref was made more memory efficient; the height of the Image wasn't taken into account when creating a PdfPCell with an Image (this is a bug that was introduced in...
August 15, 2011
June 16, 2011
Tags: Release
iText® XML Worker is no longer in beta. You can now start using XML Worker 1.0.0 in a production environment to create PDF files using HTML created using CKEditor or TinyMCE as input. We're simultaneously releasing iText 5.1.1 because XML Worker 1.0.0 depends on some new functionality that was added to iText. For a full overview of what has changed, please consult the changelog .
June 8, 2011
May 12, 2011
It was more work than expected, but we've finally released iText 5.1.0 . The core iText® library The first change that jumps to the eye, is that we no longer release "just the jar". You can now download a zip file containing several jars at SourceForge . The most important jars are those with the binaries: itextpdf-5.1.0.jar and itext-xtra-5.1.0.jar. Note that we've split iText in two parts: the core library and extra functionality. In the future, we'll provide even more...
May 6, 2011
Tags: Release
The most substantial changes are in the HTMLWorker functionality. Some new features were added, but most of all: the code has been rewritten to make it easier to extend. This will allow us to support more tags and styles soon (in iText 5.1.0). We also have a new core developer, Balder Van Camp, who is screening the code, optimizing performance and reducing the memory use. He has also moved the resources (such as font metrics) from the source code directories into a separate folder. More code reorganizations will follow in iText 5.1.0. Of course, iText 5.0.6 brings plenty of fixes of bugs...