Next release of InvoicePrinter will include a server with JSON API. That means you will be able to create simple and beautiful PDF invoices in seconds from any tech stack.
PDF should be this nice universal format that many government institution now work with. But what if they require you to fill in XFA forms inside their template PDFs? The ones I need to fill for my insurance company are certainly not supported in the standard Document Viewer shipped with Fedora. This weekend I tried installing Master PDF Editor and guess what? It works like a charm for me. They even offer various RPM builds for CentOS 6/7. And they work on my Fedora out of the box. Lucky me. Thanks a lot for this!
Not so long ago I announced first stable release of InvoicePrinter. I wanted to say that the API is stable and people to experiment with it. I am happy to see that the project got already over 3 hundred stars and 20 forks. Wow, thanks! This kind of support motivates me to work on the next version more intensively. Speaking of which… here is what’s coming in 1.1.0 release. Continue reading
After some time with
1.0.0.rc1 I am releasing a final
1.0.0 of InvoicePrinter. So what it is it, what does it mean and what’s next? Continue reading
From the start I wanted an unobstructive and flexible API for InvoicePrinter. This flexibility enables anyone to make international duo-lingual invoices without any special i18n API provided. But the truth is I had something a bit better in mind from the beginning and in 0.0.9 I am including something new suited for the job. Continue reading
HTML-to-PDF or Prawn? Let’s look how these compare by generating an invoice using PDFKit and InvoicePrinter and examine performance, memory and usability. Continue reading
If you have ever generated PDFs in your Ruby apps you were probably also asking yourself how do I test that the PDF turns out the way I want? Continue reading