pdfmake – client/server side PDF generation

pdfmake would make a nice addition to any project where you need to generate PDFs. Seeing how easy it is to implement has me thinking of how I could use it to generate highly styled documents in all manner of apps (e.g. invoices, charts, reports, etc).

In-browser – Print PDFs directly in the browser or delegate it to your NodeJS backend. Use the same document definition in both cases.

Fully declarative – Forget about manual x, y calculations. Declare document structure and let pdfmake do the rest.

Powerful layout engine – Use paragraphs, columns, lists, tables, canvas, etc… Declare your own styles, use custom fonts, build a DSL and extend the framework.

~ pdfmake


This site gives you piecemeal snippets to build your own form library. For that reason, there is no Download button anywhere. Maintain and optimize your CSS the way you need to; only use what’s needed. ~ FormFactor

Last.Backend – Visual Docker Containers Orchestration platform

Last.Backend looks to be a docker deployment tool with the following features: Works with any cloud service Drag-and-drop interface for visually configuring your server build and deployment Deploy from GitHub/BitBucket Monitoring and logging It seems like an approach which is similar in concept to ServerPilot.io. Development and deployment have never been so simple: Create stacks, build & […]

Grav – A Modern Flat-File CMS | Grav

Grava modern flat-file CMS.

In a nutshell, installing Grav is a matter of unzipping the file. It is fast, has sophisticated caching, and a light footprint for optimal performance. Content is just simple markdown files in folders, with no complicated databases to deal with. A powerful API and extensive hooks allow for plugins to extend Grav and a comprehensive package manager provides easy installation and updating of extensions. Flexible Twig templating allows easy realization of your designs.

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