Insights and thoughts

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I've been enormously impressed with iText in that for as long as we've been using it, we've almost never had it blow up on a PDF that Adobe Reader could render. We get data from all over the world, and process it for the legal industry. We get a lot of corrupt files in varying states, and have to "deal with it" as best we can. To date we've processed more than a million PDF's from every corner of the civilized world. I've been enormously impressed with iText in that for as long as we've been using it, we've almost never had it blow up on a PDF that Adobe Reader could render. Robert Simpson...
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Edward Gioja, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Nothern District of Illinois I've just started using iText. It was suggested to me by word of mouth. I've only been using it for a couple of weeks, and it has already solved a number of issues I've had in dealing with Acrobat manipulation. The applications that I'm asked to design tend to not use Acrobat in "normal" ways, and the answers from Adobe seem to be "you can't do that, but we would like to sell you...." I first looked at some samples, quickly purchased (actually had the boss purchase) "iText in Action" and was able to be productive by the...
The New York Times needed to make 11 million articles from 1851-1922 available for their customers to read. The issue was that each article is composed of numerous TIFF images needing to be scaled and glued together...
I just checked in yet another new version of Huckster, the simple presentation tool that I use. The major new feature is the ability to export PDF - which I need on non-mac platforms. It was simple to do, thanks to the sweet PDF generation capabilities of the iText library. It's well documented on the website, and even better in the book...
No matter which business you run —a large corporation with thousands of employees and ditto clientele, or an SMB with only a handful of employees and a hundred customers—, there’s one thing all companies have in common: they all implement business processes, and every business process involves data as well as documents. The above figure shows an example how iText can automate such processes, combining machine-readable XML with human-readable PDF documents: This is how it works: the person to the left registers data. It could...
Norman Richards predicted: "I think it has a long life ahead of it, so integrating iText into a project shouldn't be considered a big risk."