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Inforama Document Automation System 1.5 Relea

Inforama is a Java based Document Automation system which allows document templates to be created quickly and easily using OpenOffice. Templates are populated with data from parameters, databases and other datasources before being generated into PDFs for printing and emailing. Version 1.5 includes some significant enhancements and bug fixes including the following...

- New installer and launcher to run Studio from executable
- Google Docs plug-in which will allow documents to be generated from the contents of a Google Docs spreadsheet
- JConsole plug-in to monitor Inforama Enterprise. Remotely monitor jobs as they are processed and see how memory and other metrics are behaving
- New Rest API as an alternative to the SOAP API
- Improved error reporting ... read more

Posted by Val Cassidy 2010-05-11

Inforama Document Automation 1.5 Beta 2

The second beta of Inforama version 1.5 has been released. This release includes a number bug fixes. The main features in this release are...

- Google Docs plug-in. You can now use the data in a Google Docs spreadsheet directly from Inforama Studio. Simple create a new data source and write emails, letters and populate acrobat forms with data in your Google Docs spreadsheet. You can see a webcast and quick overview of how to get this plug-in running at http://www.inforama.org/web/guest/resources/webcasts
and http://www.inforama.org/web/guest/community/wiki/-/wiki/Main/Using+Data+from+a+Google+Docs+Spreadsheet... read more

Posted by Val Cassidy 2010-02-26

Inforama Document Automation 1.5 Beta Release

The first beta of Inforama version 1.5 has been released. This release includes a number of enhancements and bug fixes. The main features in this release are...

- Google Docs plug-in. You can now use the data in a Google Docs spreadsheet directly from Inforama Studio. Simple create a new data source and write emails, letters and populate acrobat forms with data in your Google Docs spreadsheet. You can see a webcast and quick overview of how to get this plug-in running at http://www.inforama.org/web/guest/resources/webcasts
and http://www.inforama.org/web/guest/community/wiki/-/wiki/Main/Using+Data+from+a+Google+Docs+Spreadsheet... read more

Posted by Val Cassidy 2010-01-26

Inforama Document Automation 1.4 Released

Inforama is a Java based Document Automation system which allows document templates to be created quickly and easily using OpenOffice. Templates are populated with data from parameters, databases and other datasources before being generated into PDFs for printing and emailing. Version 1.4 includes some significant enhancements and bug fixes including the following...

- Merge OpenOffice documents on the server and export to multiple formats including .pdf and .doc
- New CSV datasource similar to the spreadsheet datasource
- More advanced user rights management using Spring
- Improved Ajax browser interface using the Spring DWR library... read more

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-12-15

Inforama 1.4 Release Candidate

Release candidates are now available for Inforama 1.4 Community and Enterprise Editions. We expect to make a full release in the week beginning 14th December so final feedback is now needed.

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-12-04

Inforama: 1.4 beta 2 Available

Inforama - Document Automation. Document templates, generation and distribution. Create letter templates using OpenOffice and import existing Acrobat forms. Merge data to produce high quality PDF documents and automatically email, print and view. Inforama version 1.4 beta 2 is now available for download. Features of this release can be seen on the Roadmap section of the Inforama website at... http://www.inforama.org/web/guest/community/wiki/-/wiki/Main/Roadmap

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-11-06

Inforama: Document Automation System 1.3 Released

Version 1.3 inlcudes a more advanced mailshot dialog, the ability to save a mailshot script for reuse, more advanced plug-in architecture with a sample plug-in for Salesforce contact details.

Inforama is a Java based Document Automation system which allows document templates to be created quickly and easily using OpenOffice. Templates are populated with data from parameters, databases and other datasources before being generated into PDFs for printing and emailing. Version 1.3 includes some significant enhancements and bug fixes including the following...... read more

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-09-02

Inforama: Community Edition 1.3 Release Candidate Available

We're about a week from making a final release of Inforama 1.3 Community and Enterprise Editions and expect this Release Candidate to be the last before then. Any further feedback should be recorded as soon as possible.

To see what's included in version 1.3 have a look at the Roadmap at http://in4ama.org/web/guest/community/wiki/-/wiki/Main/Roadmap

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-08-13

Inforama: Community Edition 1.3 beta 2 Available

Inforama - Document Automation. Document templates, generation and distribution. Create letter templates using OpenOffice and import existing Acrobat forms. Merge data to produce high quality PDF documents and automatically email, print and view. Inforama version 1.3 beta 2 is now available for download. Features of this release can be seen on the Roadmap section of the Inforama website at...http://in4ama.org/web/guest/community/wiki/-/wiki/Main/Roadmap

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-06-19

Inforama: Document Automation System 1.2 Released

Inforama - Document Automation. Document templates, generation and distribution. Create letter templates using OpenOffice and import existing Acrobat forms. Merge data to produce high quality PDF documents and automatically email, print and view.

Inforama is a Java based Document Automation system which allows document templates to be created quickly and easily using OpenOffice. Templates are populated with data from parameters and databases before being generated into PDFs for printing and emailing. Version 1.2 includes some significant enhancements and bug fixes.... read more

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-05-07

Inforama: Community Edition 1.2 Release Candidate Available

Inforama - Document Automation. Document templates, generation and distribution. Create letter templates using OpenOffice and import existing Acrobat forms. Merge data to produce high quality PDF documents and automatically email, print and view.

Inforama version 1.2 Release Candidate 1 is now available for download. We're looking for final feedback on this version before we make a general release next week... read more

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-04-24

Inforama: Community Edition 1.2 beta 3 Available

We've included a sample spreadsheet mailshot project in this release which can be downloaded from SourceForge. A tutorial for this project is on the Wiki at...

http://www.in4ama.org/web/guest/community/wiki/-/wiki/Main/Running+mailshots+from+spreadsheet+lists.

Features of this release can be seen on the Roadmap section of the Inforama website at...

http://in4ama.org/web/guest/community/wiki/-/wiki/Main/Roadmap

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-04-01

Inforama: Community Edition 1.2 beta 2 Available

Inforama - Document Automation. Document templates, generation and distribution. Create letter templates using OpenOffice and import existing Acrobat forms. Merge data to produce high quality PDF documents and automatically email, print and view.

Inforama version 1.2 beta 2 has been released. We didn't announce the beta 1 release as we found some significant bugs which we wanted to fix - hence the jump straight to beta 2.... read more

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-03-10

Inforama Community Edition 1.1 GA Available

Inforama Community Edition version 1.1 has been released and can be downloaded from SourceForge at https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=229527.

Along with bug fixes this release sees the introduction of the Office2fO library to convert OpenOffice ODF format documents to XSL-FO for higher quality PDF generation. Version 1.1 also features more powerful table generation techniques with the ablity to reuse table templates accross multiple documents.... read more

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-02-17

Inforama Community Edition 1.1 Release Candidate Available

A release candidate of Inforama Community Edition version 1.1 is now available for download. We expect to make a general availability release before the end of January so please try it out to make sure it’s doing what it should for you.

Posted by Val Cassidy 2009-01-21