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DevX: Publishing XML Documents in PDF and HTML with Cocoon

Aug 09, 2004, 07:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Puneet Sangal)

"This article shows you how to publish XML documents in PDF using Apache Cocoon. Cocoon can create result documents in a variety of formats, including HTML and PDF. Cocoon's popularity reflects that of the Adobe's PDF format, which most vendors prefer for e-mailing richly formatted printable documents and reports. Cocoon converts not only text content, but also graphs and images. This article focuses on using Cocoon to dynamically generate HTML and PDF.

"Although there are alternatives for generating PDF, Cocoon is preferred because it provides various value-added features..."

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