Completely revised edition of the only book devoted to iText, a
programming tool for creating and manipulating PDF documents.
With iText, one can transform PDF documents into live, interactive
applications quickly and easily. This free and open source library for
Java and .NET is the leading tool of its kind, and was primarily
developed and maintained by Bruno Lowagie, the author of this book.
iText in Action, Second Edition offers an introduction and a practical
guide to iText and the internals of PDF. While at the entry level iText
is easy to learn, there's an astonishing range of things you can do once
you dive below the surface. This book lowers the learning curve and,
through numerous innovative and practical examples, unlocks the
secrets hidden in Adobe's PDF Reference.
This totally revised new edition introduces the new functionality added
to iText in recent releases, and it updates all examples from JDK 1.4 to
Java 5. The examples are in Java but they can be easily adapted to
The only book devoted to iText
New hands-on, ready to use examples
Written by iTexts creator