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Filling out PDF forms in PHP with UTF-8 encoding

Filling out PDF forms in PHP with UTF-8 encoding

Edi Modrić

You might think that working with PDF documents in your PHP application would be a breeze. And you would be right, as long as you are generating the documents from scratch. There are a couple of PHP libraries that are really solid and give you lots of features when creating PDF documents. One of them is TCPDF, a free library (a single class, to be exact) written in pure PHP. However, when it comes to filling out PDF forms, you're out of luck. Not only is there no PHP solution (or I'm not aware of one) for filling out PDF forms seamlessly, but solutions that do exist often do not work 100%.

Let’s enjoy the Symfony

Let’s enjoy the Symfony

Igor Vrdoljak

One of the news that shook the eZ Community this month is the announcement of eZ Publish 5 being developed with Symfony framework.The initial blog post got a lot of attention, with the sentiment by far being positive, but with some well put concerns regarding the business side of the decision.  Taking these into account, we still think the positive repercussions of this decision greatly out weight the possibly problematic ones, and here is why.

Solving performance problems with Memcache Mutex extension for eZ Publish - Part II: Technical details

Solving performance problems with Memcache Mutex extension for eZ Publish - Part II: Technical details

Ivo Lukač

Here is just a short technical explanation of the topic in the last blog post. That post described how we solved a performance issue on one eZ Publish based web site by developing an eZ Publish extension which overrides eZMutex to use memcache instead of file locking. The extension is published and shared with the community on projects.ez.no.

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