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News and useful information about using Rotativa.io

date Jul 31, 2020

Create PDF in .Net Core from Razor templates without Asp.Net

I’ve developed a library that lets you use rotativa.io to create PDF files using Razor templates without requiring you to reference Asp.Net Core libraries. This makes it suitable to be used in console applications or Azure Functions (since it uses a HTTP call to build the PDF it will work even if on a Consumption Plan).

date Aug 22, 2018

Generate PDF in WordPress using the Rotativa plugin

Creating PDF files in WordPress is now really easy with the Rotativa.io Plugin. You will have no issues since all your website will do is call a HTTP API service, no need to install anything on your server, no need to have graphics libraries installed and no need to code.

date Nov 28, 2017

Create PDF in Asp.Net Core on Windows and Linux

Creating PDF files in Asp.Net Core is now really easy with the Rotativa.io Asp.Net Core client. This means that now you can use Rotativa code on Linux! Yu won’t have any problems since all your code will do is call a HTTP API service.

date Oct 20, 2017

Show a PDF in the browser in RotativaHQ

Controlling how a PDF will be served to the user by the browser can be hard and not 100% effective. But we have a few options that will let us make it work for most of our user base.

date Aug 17, 2017

Rotativa.io available in Australia

We are pleased to announce the availability of a new Rotativa.io endpoint in the Australia East Azure data center. This will help our Aussie customer get even faster times.

date Mar 15, 2017

Rotativa.io vs Rotativa

I got this question lately: why should I use Rotativa.io instead of plain Rotativa to create PDF docs in my app/website?

date Feb 17, 2017

Rotativa.io Dashboard

Rotativa.io Dashboard makes it easy to monitor your PDF docs activity. With a simple interface you can check your PDF usage situation.

date Oct 14, 2016

Convert HTML or URL to PDF in Node using Rotativa.io API

Creating PDF files in Node.js using Rotativa.io is simple. You can either pass the service a URL or a HTML document. Making the call, using the request npm package, is this simple:

date Oct 14, 2016

Convert HTML or URL to PDF with Rotativa.io HTTP API

Now you can use Rotativa.io to create PDF docs by making a POST HTTP request to one of our endpoints.

date Jun 15, 2016

Use Rotativa.io to create PDF files in PHP

You can now use Rotativa.io from PHP. We have developed a PHP helper class that you can download from here.

date Apr 12, 2016

Rotativa.io on three new endpoints

We are pleased to announce the availability of three new Rotativa.io endpoints to enable creating and downloading PDF files closer to you and your users.

date Apr 3, 2016

Tips for creating PDF files with RotativaHQ

Using Rotativa.io in the same way you use Asp.Net code should be enough to get reasonable performance in creating your PDF files. There are cases, though, perhaps complex or large pages, in which this is not enough. In this blog post we will cover some aspects that, with some attention, can make your PDF creation faster.

date Mar 30, 2016

PDF Headers and Footers as Views

With RotativaHQ, starting from version 1.3.0, You can create PDF docs with nice headers and footers simply by defining a parameter on ViewAsPdf:

date Mar 15, 2016

Zero hassle beautiful PDF files

Rotativa.io enables you to add PDF capabilities to your Asp.Net MVC site, Asp.Net WebApi API or any .Net app. It does this removing issues related to the technical details of building PDF files. You can just focus on the HTML Razor View, with styles and images, to build a beautiful PDF document.

date Mar 12, 2016

How to create PDF from Asp.net MVC with rotativa.io

Using Rotativa.io is extremely easy and it will come natural to those familiar with Asp.Net MVC.

date Mar 9, 2016

How Rotativa.io works

Rotativa.io brings generating PDF files with the ease and control of Rotativa to the Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure. Let’s see how it works.

date Mar 8, 2016

Rotativa.io WebApi support

Rotativa.io supports WebApi usage and in general usage outside of Asp.net MVC web app. As we will see later this feature can be used to build the PDF from Asp.net MVC too, in case you need to access directly either the pdf or the URL pointing to the PDF (stored on the cloud and accessible for 2 minutes).

date Feb 24, 2016

Upgrading to rotativa.io

Upgrading and existing Asp.net MVC site from local Rotativa installation to Rotativa.io is quite straightforward.

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