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iText 1.3.1 works on IKVM 0.14

I notify you of iText on .NET Framework.
IKVM 0.14 released on 11th May. I tested iText 1.3.1 with IKVM. It follows that most of features are works fine and show comparable performance with Java version. (I did benchmark test using a example code in http://itextdocs.lowagie.com/tutorial/ . It took 17.5 seconds in Java 1.5.0_03, 18.0 seconds in .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on my machine.)
So the role of iText.NET may decrease gradually and be replaced by IKVM in the near future.... read more

Posted by Kazuya Ujihara 2005-05-15

Simple benchmark of various iText ports

I did a very simple benchmark test of various iText ports on my PC. The profile of my PC is the following.

CPU: Xeon 2.8 GHz Dual processor
OS: Windows XP Professional SP2
CLR: .NET Framework 1.1
JavaVM: JRE SE 1.4.2_06-b03

The results are the followings. The times were measured using JUnit or .NET port of JUnit by J#.

iText 1.2.1 (Java; original)
2.718 sec and 2.110 sec
iText .NET 1.2.1 (J# port)
3.687 sec and 3.141 sec
iTextSharp 0.04 (C# port; based on iText 0.95; <http://itextsharp.sourceforge.net/>)
1.532 sec and 1.234 sec... read more

Posted by Kazuya Ujihara 2005-03-26

iText.NET 1.1-1 and Hyphenation Tools are released.

iText.NET 1.1-1 and Hyphenation Tools are released. iText.NET is .NET porting of iText, a free Java-PDF library. This release is based on iText 1.1. iText.NET is written in J#, but it was added useful overload functions to access from C#. Now you don't need to use java.io.OutputStream, signed byte array etc. C# example codes were renewed. Classes regarding Graphics2D and certifications aren't ported yet. Further out , Hyphenation Tools contains .NET-ported JAXP and Xerces.

Posted by Kazuya Ujihara 2004-11-26

iTextdotNET 1.02-7 released.

iTextdotNET 1.02-7 released. iTextdotNET is .NET porting of iText, a free Java-PDF library. This release still based on iText 1.02b, but basic assemblies were replaced completely. And ASP.NET example code was added.

Posted by Kazuya Ujihara 2004-08-21

ConcatPDF Released

ConcatPDF 1.1.1 was released as a example application of iText .NET. It can concatenate and encrypt PDF files. I hope it helps iText users.

Posted by Kazuya Ujihara 2004-08-09