G. Resources – iText in Action: Creating and Manipulating PDF

Appendix G. Resources

PDF in general

Adobe Systems Inc. http://www.adobe.com/.

_____. PDF Reference Version 1.6. 5th ed. Adobe Press, 2004.

_____. “What is PDF?” http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/adobepdf.html.

Steward, Sid. PDF Hacks. O’Reilly Media, Inc., 2004.

Warnock, John. “The Camelot Paper.” 1991.

Publications by Adobe Systems Incorporated

Acrobat 7.0 PDF Open Parameters. 2005.

Acrobat JavaScript Scripting Reference. 2005.

Acrobat JavaScript Scripting Guide. 2005.

Adobe Type 1 Font Format. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1990.

Font technical notes. http://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/font/index.html.

_____.Technical Note #5004: Adobe Font Metrics File Format Specification v4.1. 1998.

_____.Technical Note #5015: Type 1 Font Format Supplement. 1994.

_____.Technical Note #5176: The Compact Font Format Specification v1.0. 2003.

OpenType User Guide for Adobe Fonts. 2005.

PostScript Language Reference. 3rd ed. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1999.

XMP Specification. http://www.adobe.com/products/xmp/pdfs/xmpspec.pdf.

Font-related bibliography and sites

American Mathematical Society. http://www.ams.org/. Links to Type 1 fonts: http://www.ams.org/tex/type1-fonts.html.

David McCreedy’s Gallery of Unicode Fonts. http://www.travelphrases.info/fonts.html.

Devroye, Luc. http://jeff.cs.mcgill.ca/~luc/. (Contains many font-related links.)

Fondu (a set of programs to interconvert between Mac font formats and PFB, TTF, OTF, and BDF files on UNIX). http://fondu.sourceforge.net/.

Languagegeek.com. http://www.languagegeek.com/font/fontdownload.html. (The free aboriginal serif for the word peace in Cherokee was found here.)

Microsoft Typography. http://www.microsoft.com/typography/. Including the OpenType Specification: http://www.microsoft.com/typography/otspec/.

OpenType Q&A. http://store.adobe.com/type/opentype/qna.html.

Repository of TrueType fonts. http://chanae.walon.org/pub/ttf/.

Say PEACE in all languages! http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/pace/. This page inspired the SayPeace examples. See also: http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/ (home page of Frank da Cruz).

Shavian alphabet. http://www.omniglot.com/writing/shavian.htm.

Shavian OpenType fonts. http://www.30below.com/~ethanl/fonts.html.

Unicode Consortium. http://www.unicode.org/. “Where’s my character” page: http://www.unicode.org/standard/where/.

_____. The Unicode Standard 4.0. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley, 2003.

Utopia font. ftp://ctan.tug.org/tex-archive/fonts/utopia/.

iText-related links

iText at Ghent University: http://itext.ugent.be/.

iText home page. http://www.lowagie.com/iText/.

iText documentation. http://itextdocs.lowagie.com/.

iText at SourceForge. http://sourceforge.net/projects/itext/.

Lesser GNU Public License. http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html.

Mozilla Public License. http://www.mozilla.org/MPL/.

Soares, Paulo. iText site. http://itextpdf.sourceforge.net/.

Links to PDF tools mentioned in the book

Adobe Acrobat family. http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/main.html.

Apache FOP. http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/.

C# port (iTextSharp). http://itextsharp.sourceforge.net/.

Cold Fusion. http://www.adobe.com/products/coldfusion/.

Crionics. http://www.crionics.com/.

Eclipse/BIRT. http://www.eclipse.org/birt/.

Folio. http://defoe.sourceforge.net/folio/.

ICESoft. http://www.icesoft.com/.

J# port (iText.NET). http://www.ujihara.jp/iTextdotNET/.

JasperReports. http://jasperreports.sourceforge.net/.

JFreeChart. http://www.jfree.org/jfreechart/. (See also the JFreeChart Developer Guide.)

JPedal. http://www.jpedal.org/.

PDFBox. http://www.pdfbox.org/.

Pdfp and other interesting tools. http://www.noliturbare.com/ChicksTools.html.

PdfTk. http://www.accesspdf.com/pdftk/.

Limited list of other projects and products using iText

Datavision OS reporting tool. http://datavision.sourceforge.net/.

Display Tag Library. http://displaytag.sourceforge.net/.

DocMan document manager. http://docman.sourceforge.net/.

Google Calendar. http://www.google.com/calendar/.

iReport visual report builder for JasperReports. http://ireport.sourceforge.net/.

NASA Panoply NETCDF Viewer. http://www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/panoply/thanks.html.

PDFDoclet: Javadoc API to PDF. http://pdfdoclet.sourceforge.net/.

Topaz (electronic signatures). http://www.topazsystems.com/software/download/java/index.htm.

UJAC Useful Java Application Components. http://ujac.sourceforge.net/

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