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suresh dhanapal
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We have a requirement to generate dynamic PDF on request through web page, could some one suggest best design approach ,which framework is best i.e iText or any other?
Ulf Dittmer

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The choice of a framework is an implementation decision, not a design decision. Is that the stage you're at? If so, note that iText 5 is generally not free to use. If that's a consideration, check out iText 2, or maybe PDFBox. If the underlying data is highly regular, or XML to begin with, consider FOP. FlyingSaucer is a good choice if the data can be represented as XHTML.

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suresh dhanapal
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Thanks for suggestion
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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