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The DynamicPDF API's blog constantly has new tips and tutorials.
Using Axios Node.js with CloudAPIJan 31, 2024https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/dlex-layout-axiosA client asked how to call the dlex-layout endpoint using the Axios library rather than the DynamicPDF API's Node.js client library. In this tutorial, we illustrate how to send files and associated data by constructing a form and then using Axios to call the dlex-layout endpoint.
Using CloudAPI with WordPressJan 14, 2024https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/cloudapi-with-wordpressA client asked if The DynamicPDF API worked with WordPress. This question made us wonder how we could integrate The DynamicPDF API with WordPress so potential clients could use our product in their WordPress sites.
Dynamic Columns and Designer Reports - Part TwoDec 06, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/dynamic-columns-and-designer-reports-part-twoDynamicPDF Designer is a powerful graphical editing tool for creating a DLEX XML specification that, when processed, creates a PDF document. You can also programmatically create a DLEX specification to format a report dynamically. Here, we show how to dynamically create a columnar report.
Dynamic Columns and Designer Reports - Part OneDec 04, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/dynamic-columns-and-designer-reports-part-oneDynamicPDF Designer is a powerful graphical editing tool for creating a DLEX XML specification that, when processed, creates a PDF document. You can also programmatically modify a DLEX specification to format a report dynamically. Here, we show how to dynamically change a report to remove columns when creating a columnar report.
Generate JSON Correctly (SQL Server Example)Nov 28, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/sql-server-jsonIn this short tip, we demonstrate using SQL Server to easily create a JSON document for testing in DynamicPDF Designer Online.
Subreports Using DesignerNov 09, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/subreport-using-designerHere at DynamicPDF, we have noticed several clients needing help distinguishing if they should use a Subreport rather than a ConditionalHeader or ConditionalFooter. ConditionalHeader elements and ConditionalFooter elements are convenient ways to add top-level information or column headers to a report. However, when you need to display substantial data in a header or footer, often the better choice is to use a Subreport. Here, we create a report illustrating why you might consider using a Subreport rather than a ConditionalHeader or ConditionalFooter.
Dynamic Color Using DesignerOct 11, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/dynamic-color-using-designerDynamicPDF API now allows conditionally formatting an element's color using expressions. In the following example we illustrate formatting a simple DLEX Report.
Expand Row Height to Match ContentOct 07, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/auto-sizing-using-designerYou can expand rows to easily match the height of your content. You can even use Lines and Rectangles to expand with a field's content. Here's how to do it.
Using CSS Stylesheet when processing HTMLSep 22, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/using-css-stylesheetOne question we get asked here at DynamicPDF is how to use a CSS stylesheet when using the html input with the pdf endpoint to convert HTML to PDF. Here is a simple way to accomplish this task.
Python Client Library ReleasedAug 29, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/released-to-pythonThe Python client library is now available from PyPi. This client library make it easy to use the DynamicPDF API from your Python based applications.
DynamicPDF API Designer Now Supports Google FontsJul 07, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/google-fontsDynamicPDF CloudAPI Designer now supports Google Fonts, significantly expanding the number of fonts available to you when creating a PDF document.
Using DynamicPDF API with PythonJun 14, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/pythonDynamicPDF API's client libraries greatly simplify adding our endpoints to your applications. But you are not limited to using one of our provided client libraries. Although a Python client library is in the works, using Python to call the Dynamic-PDF API's endpoints is straightforward.
Using DynamicPDF API with bubble.ioMay 03, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/bubble.ioThe DynamicPDF Client libraries make using the DynamicPDF API a breeze. We have Node.js, .NET, Java, PHP, and Go client libraries. But sometimes, you might want to call the DynamicPDF API directly as a REST call to your project without using any coding.
Go Client Now AvailableMar 06, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/go-client-libraryThe Go programming language client library is now available.
HTML to PDF Feature ReleasedJan 23, 2023https://cloud.dynamicpdf.com/blog/html-to-pdf-releasedWe here at the DynamicPDF API are excited to announce that the DynamicPDF API can now convert HTML to PDF. With the addition of a new input type to the pdf endpoint, you can easily convert HTML pages to PDF documents. And you can specify raw HTML or a file path in your local storage system or in the DynamicPDF Cloud Storage. And we updated all client libraries to support HTML conversion. The HTML input type can also be mixed with other input types such as PDF, image, DLEX and page to create PDF documents with pages from multiple sources.