Release Note and Changelogs

Tags: Release
IMPORTANT: All 5.2.x versions have been removed from our servers because of a serious flaw that was introduced when dealing with large PDFs! I'm preparing to teach an iText class in Paris, and to give some demo's in Oakland . I'm currently making a new set of examples for some new chapters I'm going to write (maybe a third book, not a revision of the second edition, but a book with some advanced topics). Whilst making examples to explain the different options available in XML Worker, I found some bugs and I also...
March 31st, 2012
Tags: Release
IMPORTANT: All 5.2.x versions have been removed from our servers because of a serious flaw that was introduced when dealing with large PDFs! We announced a new iText release for March, but as 2012 is a leap year, we decided to release on February 29th. Otherwise we'd have to wait for another four years before we have the chance to release on such a special day. The previous release was iText 5.1.3 (dated 11-11-11, another special day) and we've been working with iText 5.1.4-SNAPSHOT for a long time now, but eventually we decided not to release a version 5.1.4, but to skip to...
February 29, 2012
Tags: Release
Today we've published a new release of iText and XML Worker. These new releases are right in time to be presented at Devoxx, the biggest Java conference in Europe. Don't forget to drop by for a chat at the iText booth! iText iText 5.1.3 brings the long awaited support for PAdES-LTV. Examples on how to use this functionality that will be part of the upcoming PDF-2 standard will be following soon. We've also improved the code for parsing PDFs for images. It can now be done using much less code than before. We've added support for JavaScript when parsing bookmarks to XML (or...
November 11, 2011
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
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 .