How To Render PDF Documents With NODE.js
Render PDF documents with PDFKit This library can be used to render PDF documents with ease,it works both on browser and on Node.js,you can create complex and multipages documents .If you are working with Node.js you can easily install via npm:
npm install pdfkit
Key features of this library are:
Work with Text
Work with vector graphics
Font and Image embedding
How to use PDFKit
PDFDocument = require('pdfkit');
Create a new document
doc = new PDFDocument(); Create your new document
Create a new PDF document
var doc = new PDFDocument();
Pipe its output to a file
doc.pipe(fs.createWriteStream('output.pdf')); You can create a page and add text with simple API and then finalize your doc
Add some text with annotations
doc.addPage() .fillColor("blue") .text('Here is a link!', 100, 100) .underline(100, 100, 160, 27, color: "#0000FF") .link(100, 100, 160, 27, 'http://google.com/');
Finalize PDF file
For more information about PDFKit visit its official website here.
PDFKit is available free and open source under the MIT license .
As you can see that working with PDFKit is easy ,you can generate PDF documents with simple API and few lines of code.