Here is an upcoming feature I added today to AlivePDF, which will allow you to use EPS assets (.ai or .eps) on pages. This is a very cool feature to embed vector content A new method addEPSImage will be available which takes an EPS file and render it on the current page. myPDF.addPage(); myPDF.addEPSImage ( [...]
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A few days ago, I posted a little poll about adding templates support in AlivePDF, yesterday I was browsing the web and came across this post from Gonzalo Huerta-Canepa. Gonzalo ported the great FPDi libray, which allows you to import an existing PDF document and use it as a template, which is very interesting and [...]
I just posted on my blog the session Michael and I did at Adobe Max ’09 in Los Angeles. It contains a section about AlivePDF and other cool stuff, hope you guys will like it.
I created a new section called “Interviews” where I will post interviews about people using AlivePDF in their developments. To celebrate the first interview, here is one from Jerome Cordiez, the author of LovelyCharts.
Just a quick note, to tell you that while flying back from Adobe Max ’09, I added the beginBitmapFill() (Drawing API) method in AlivePDF. Code is very simple, just like the Flash Player native Drawing API : // create the surface var surface:BitmapData = new Star (0,0); // begin filling with the bitmap p.beginBitmapFill( surface [...]
I just wanted to say thanks, to all the people who came to me at Adobe Max ’09, your words about AlivePDF really gave me some energy to make it even better and bring it further. During the session Michael Chaize and I gave (Deep Dive into 10 innovative Flash projects with Flash) I talked [...]
Hey guys, AlivePDF is getting better and bigger, and I was wondering if you guys would like to have a feature like describing PDF documents through XML. This would allow you to create XML templates to generate PDF’s, this would make things really easy if you guys are managing a lot of PDF documents. To [...]
You are going to Adobe Max ’09 and you want to book your sessions through a nice application (actually better than the official one) and see a very nice use of AlivePDF ? Just get there : http://www.inwayvideo.com/max2009 PhilFlash did a great job doing it, and I really like to see AlivePDF in action ! [...]
Recently, preilly85 asked about “spot colors” support in AlivePDF in the forum, which can be required when printing professional PDF’s. As this feature is easy to implement, I have just added it in the latest SVN revision of AlivePDF. Here is a quick explanation of the API, preilly85, this one is for you : // [...]
As most of you may know, AlivePDF was not working correctly on Linux due to a bug on the ByteArray.writeMultiByte method. The latest version of AlivePDF from the SVN is containing a fix for Linux. You Linux lovers should be able to use AlivePDF now without any problems