How to print PDF from ASP on a tightly-managed network.
April 9, 2010 8:13 PM Subscribe
Looking for a free PDF creator/library that works from ASP for a very picky client.
posted by mystyk to computers & internet (7 answers total)
OK, I know there are a bunch of different PDF libraries out there, but I'm having trouble finding one that will pass muster for the current project.
I am programming a portal on a government network that will accept inspection reports from numerous field offices through a web interface (ASP-based) and store them in an SQL Database. In addition to simply accepting the reports, it needs to be able to output the information into a properly-formatted memorandum -- preferably PDF, although MS Word is also possible in a pinch -- that can then be printed and handed to the bosses at different levels for signature.
The problem is that it is very difficult to get new software authorized on government networks, so some form of ASP library is the only way I have to dynamically generate the reports. (The only reason I can use ASP is because they started using SharePoint and it requires ASP to power the back end.) Any suggestion is useful, however free would certainly make it easier to justify.