Best way or library to generate PDF format of invoices in Java

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If you are working on a project, needing some feature to generate PDF format of invoices or other documents in Java. Several recommendations:

iText is a really good Java / PDF API, iText is a good option to generate PDF with Java. But you have to be very careful while creating your PDFs since you do most of the filling and layout by hand..

JasperReports: Provides many possibilities and a graphical editor to create your templates, called iReport

BIRT: Also many features and provides especially good integration into an Eclipse based environment.

If you want to write less code and do more in templates, you might want to look at JODReports andDocmosis.

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