This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
The long awaited version of Aspose.Pdf for Java 2.8.0 has been released. This release includes some new remarkable and improved features like support of PCL files to PDF conversion. PCL (Printer Command Language) is a Hewlett-Packard printer language has developed to access standard printer features. In current version of Aspose.Pdf for Java you will be able to convert PCL5 files containing text, raster and vector graphics to PDF documents. Numerous issues regarding HTML to PDF conversion have been fixed in this release. Moreover, the product has also become more viable for displaying ASCII and non-English text inside PDF document. Below is the list of main new and improved features added in this release
- PCL files to PDF conversion
- Issues resolved while displaying ASCII characters in PDF
- Multiple columns is now supported
- MarginBottom property for Image is nwt working in XML to PDF conversion
- Enhanced Html to PDF conversion
- HTML to PDF, Spaces and V-Align issues resolved
- Bmp image now supported
- Convert PCL5 files containing text, raster and vector graphics to PDF
- Vertical Alignment of Text is now working properly
- Table Alignment issues is resolved.
- Data of inner list items is not displaying when using nested "UL" tags
- Hebrew text is displaying in correct order now
- Multiline hyperlinks issue resolved.
Other most recent bug fixes are also included in this release.
Newly added documentation pages and articles
Some new tips and articles have now been added into Aspose.Pdf for Java documentation that may guide you briefly how to use Aspose.Pdf for performing different tasks like the followings.