WKHTMLTOPDF vs Headless Chrome – PDF Size Comparison

August 6th, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Our mission at API2PDF is to help developers use AWS Lambda to generate PDFs from HTML as cheaply and quickly as possible.  Our two most popular rendering engines are WKHTMLTOPDF and Headless Chrome. Goal: Find out when it is cheaper to use WKHTMLTOPDF vs Headless Chrome. Testing Methodology In our analysis today we are going […]

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iTextSharp Alternative for Converting HTML to PDF in C# and Java

July 28th, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Ten years ago, there were very few options to converting HTML to PDF. At the time, we were talking about a handful of PDF rendering engines such as ABCPDF, TCPDF, and iTextSharp. iText reigned supreme over the .NET and Java world. It provided free, open-source DLLs that you could include in your application and it […]

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Free Bootstrap 4 Packing Slip HTML Template

July 28th, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Intro Software developers often have to deal with the real world in the form of shipping products. This is quite common with online shopping sites. Everyone is familiar with a packing slip that is included in the box they receive along with their delivery. As a developer, it is likely your responsibility to write code […]

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Export AnyChart graph to PDF with wkhtmltopdf

July 24th, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Intro We previously made a post on how to export a HighChart graph to PDF using the wkhtmltopdf endpoint. This time we are going to cover AnyChart, which is arguably better than HighCarts in many areas. In this post we are going to cover printing an AnyChart graph to PDF with wkhtmltopdf. Sample Code The […]

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Api2Pdf adds support for barcode and QR code generation with ZXING on AWS Lambda

July 22nd, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Many Api2Pdf customers generate PDFs for the purposes of generating packing slips, invoices, receipts, product labels, the list goes on and on. It only makes sense for us to make it even more convenient for you to generate barcodes and QR codes. Today, we are announcing the release of our ZXING (“Zebra Crossing”) API endpoint. […]

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How to use Api2Pdf’s SwaggerHub to get the most out of our support team

July 21st, 2018 / by api2pdf / No Comments

Api2Pdf prides itself on providing developer-level support. Our team here is made up entirely of full-stack developers who care about building and maintaining a low cost, easy-to-use PDF rendering engine. While we want to support you in the best way possible, it is not feasible to debug each and every one of your custom applications. […]

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Generate Custom PDFs from HTML with ScriptCase and Api2Pdf

July 21st, 2018 / by api2pdf / No Comments

Intro ScriptCase is a web development platform built on PHP that helps you put together web apps really quickly with less code. Connect to your database of choice, and start generating graphs, reports, and anything else you need. ScriptCase is great because it allows you to generate PDFs out of your stored data. You can […]

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PHP code for converting html to PDFs using Api2Pdf now released

July 18th, 2018 / by api2pdf / No Comments

We released the full code and documentation on Github: https://github.com/Api2Pdf/api2pdf.php. As Api2Pdf gains in popularity due to its low-cost and simple to use API for converting HTML to PDFs, we have started to get requests for libraries and packages in other languages. The most heavily requested is PHP. Therefore, we wrote the PHP code for […]

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MuleSoft – Convert HTML, URLs, and Office Docs to PDF with MuleSoft

July 14th, 2018 / by api2pdf / No Comments

This blog post is a walk-through on how to generate PDFs from HTML, URLs, and Office Docs (word, excel, powerpoint, etc) from MuleSoft with the help of Api2Pdf.com. MuleSoft and it’s Anypoint Platform technology allows you to write API specifications in order to connect different applications together. Think of it as a tool that designs […]

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Generate PDF of Invoice or Receipt with wkhtmltopdf or Headless Chrome

July 12th, 2018 / by api2pdf / No Comments

If you’re a developer building some kind of shopping cart or checkout mechanism, chances are you will have to provide functionality to generate invoices and receipts in PDF format. This can be a real hassle, especially if you’re deployed in a cloud infrastructure like AWS, Azure, or Heroku. The easiest way to generate a PDF […]

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