ASP system to publish various documents in PDF format. Publishing server receives a task from the requesting application in the form of set of files to be published and the XML structure of the task. Output of the publishing server is a PDF file. Files of different formats could be published in PDF with the publishing server. Those formats are: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Visio, AutoCAD, Internet forms, plain text, and image formats JPEG, GIF, bitmap, etc. Several input files could be published as one PDF file. Publishing server accepts requests containing description of design for the resulting PDF document.
Publishing server consists of Tasks Coordinator and of the set of attachable PDF renders. The system is scalable by adding new renders.
- Development environment: Microsoft .NET (C#), COM.
- Project size: 64 man-weeks.
- Team size: 4 developers.
- Customer from: Boston, MA, USA.