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API2PDF and HIPAA Compliance for PDF Generation

January 31st, 2019 / by api2pdf /

Intro HIPAA is a US law that governs data privacy and security of confidential medical patient records. Breach of HIPAA could yield immense fines and punishment. It is one of the utmost seriousness and organizations go to great lengths to ensure they are HIPAA compliant. We recognize that medical technology relies on PDF generation, and […]

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Api2Pdf Feature Announcement: Delete PDFs on Command!

January 26th, 2019 / by api2pdf /

Until now, API2PDF only stored your PDF for 24 hours and then the PDF will delete itself. This is great for most customers. However, by far, our most requested feature is the ability to delete the PDF right away. This is important for customers who have very high security needs around their PDFs. We are […]

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ActivePDF Alternative for PDF Generation

January 19th, 2019 / by api2pdf /

Intro ActivePDF is a popular PDF manipulation product for .NET developers. They offer a suite of products, which among them, allow you to manipulate / edit existing PDFs, generate new PDFs, convert HTML to PDFs, extract data out of existing PDFs, compression, and converting PDFs to images just to name a few. It’s a powerful […]

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Aspose Alternative to PDF Generation

January 19th, 2019 / by api2pdf /

Intro Aspose PDF is a popular product for PDF creation and manipulation. Among the features it boasts include extracting text from PDFs, modifying the content of PDFs, and converting PDFs to any number of file formats. Add or remove watermarks, populate form field data, add headings and tables of contents. The list goes on. All […]

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Crystal Reports Alternative for PDF generation

January 19th, 2019 / by api2pdf /

Intro Crystal Reports is a product offered by SAP. The positives of this product is that it allows you, likely a small business, to connect to an existing data source, and then design how you want your output report to look like. It can export your design to PDF or over a dozen other popular […]

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Api2Pdf releases java client library to convert HTML to PDF and more!

January 9th, 2019 / by api2pdf /

Intro Since we released Api2Pdf, we have received many requests for a java client library. It’s been on our to-do list, but we just hadn’t gotten around to it yet. We have previous released libraries and SDKs for PHP, Python, C#, and node. You can now convert HTML to PDF with java using our java […]

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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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Save a Web Page as PDF – WordPress Plugin

November 12th, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Intro Api2Pdf proudly announces the release of a brand new WordPress Plugin – Save Page to PDF. The purpose of the plugin is to make it easy to add a “Print to PDF” button on any page or article of your WordPress site. If you click the button, it will take the current page and […]

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The journey of migrating PDF generation to a serverless architecture

November 6th, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Api2Pdf is a REST API that helps application developers generate PDFs at massive scale. It was co-founded by myself, Zack Schwartz, and my partner Kunal Johar. The two of us also run another company called OpenWater. OpenWater’s customers live and die by PDFs. And they are not normal PDFs either. Often times, the PDFs are […]

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Convert HTML to PDF with C# and .NET Core

October 18th, 2018 / by api2pdf /

Intro .NET Core (dotnetcore) is all the rage now and it truly is the future of Microsoft’s .NET Framework. It is cross-platform, lightweight, and wicked fast. Api2Pdf’s web portal is built on .NET Core. So we love it. However, libraries that work with PDF manipulation have been slow to roll out .NET Core compatible versions. […]

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