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Is there any core JDK API for PDF Creation?

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Does Java 8 or above comes with inbuilt API to generate PDF from Java web application?
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by:CPColin
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Not that I've noticed. You'll probably still have to use a third-party library.
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Do you have any open source, reliable third party library to recommend ?
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I've used iText, in the past, but I don't know if it's the best option, nowadays.
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by:MehtaJasmin
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Thank you. We were looking into that product, it involves the cost though. But I guess it will be the best bet.
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by:CPColin
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It looks like version 2.1.7 for Java might have a looser license than subsequent versions, when it comes to use in a commercial product, but I'm not 100% sure.
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