Archive for December, 2018


ReportLab Alternative for PDF generation in Python

December 12th, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Intro Click here to start generating PDFs in Python now! Get going in just a few minutes! ReportLab has been around for a very long time and is one of the more popular options for generating PDFs in the Python programming language. According to its website, it receives 50,000 downloads per month and is included […]

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[Solved] Issue rendering UTF-8 or Unicode characters in HTML and PDFs

December 11th, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Intro Api2Pdf is popular all over the world and therefore we have customers who need to generate PDFs in many different languages. One problem that has come up recently is that a customer needed to render characters from their native language: Dutch. Dutch has some special characters that require unicode or UTF-8. For example, these: […]

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Optimizing Azure Functions to avoid the 300 connection limit

December 2nd, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Intro Api2Pdf is a web service for generating PDFs from HTML, URLs, and Offices files. In order to scale to millions of requests, our backend runs on a serverless architecture. Our infrastructure is comprised of three main components: Web App, located at portal.api2pdf.com and built on .NET Core. The portal allows you to pay for […]

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