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douglasv (316) [Avatar] Offline
#1
Is there a way to run the samples from the book in

Sun's microsystems "Creator Studio 2" or "Netbeans"?

these two ide's are "FREE" and would be convenient to use;

I'm new to java and iTEXT

Thank you,
Douglas V.
blowagie (284) [Avatar] Offline
#2
Re: studio creator or netbeans
I run the examples in Eclipse. Paulo runs the examples in NetBeans.
Both IDEs are convenient to use, but I'm not sure what more I could answer.
I fail to see the problem.
douglasv (316) [Avatar] Offline
#3
Re: studio creator or netbeans
I was using studio creator 2 , and created a pdf , but , I could not open the file in studio creator 2. (studio creator 2, same as netbeans with the visual pack)

I am learning java from "Murach's beginning java 2" ,(which only shows file output),and pdf from
your book "iText in action"

Where can I find information on how to open the pdf within an application server using java? So I can click the green chevron and view the pdf within netbeans?

As you know,the Application server is provided with, or selected within netbeans or studio creator?

I have your book," iText in action ", will there be a new book, since you enhanced the itext library?

Thank you,
Douglas V.
blowagie (284) [Avatar] Offline
#4
Re: studio creator or netbeans
> Where can I find information on how to open the pdf
> within an application server using java

How should I interpret 'open the pdf within an application server'.
You are talking about a server that generates stuff that is sent
to a client. In general there is no GUI involved on the server side.

> So I can click the green chevron and view the pdf within
> netbeans?

What is a green chevron? What do you expect?
Do you expect that a Servlet is executed in Netbeans
and that the PDF is opened?
Or are you generating a PDF from a standalone application,
and you want to view the result in Netbeans?
Honestly, I have no idea what you are asking here.

> As you know,the Application server is provided with,
> or selected within netbeans or studio creator?

Aha, so you can use Netbeans as an application server
running on the local host. Then again, I don't understand
why you are asking ME if a PDF can be viewed in Netbeans.
Does Netbeans have a plug-in that supports viewing a PDF
document? You should ask SUN about that. I believe the
Prague Office has been developing iText stuff for Netbeans.

> I have your book," iText in action ", will there be
> a new book, since you enhanced the itext library?

No, I wrote the book with iText 2 in mind.
Meaning that I deliberately didn't write about the stuff
that would disappear in iText 2 There's a lot of new stuff
in iText 2, but it is very specialized functionality.
1) you will always need the currrent book as an introduction
2) most of the new stuff is for advanced users and will be documented in extra examples later on.
There is no direct need for a new book.
br,
Bruno
lexmh2002 (1) [Avatar] Offline
#5
Re: studio creator or netbeans
How do I use iText in a Java Netbeanns Application?
Ridgeway Weerackoon
blowagie (284) [Avatar] Offline
#6
Re: studio creator or netbeans
How do you use any other library in a Java NetBeans project?
I'm sorry, but I fail to see the problem.
And when I fail to see the problem, I don't know what to answer.