[Seaside] Generate Excel documents from Seaside (Pharo)

Daniel Lyons fusion at storytotell.org
Fri Jan 31 23:57:46 UTC 2014

Sebastian Sastre writes:

> On Jan 31, 2014, at 9:30 PM, Esteban A. Maringolo <emaringolo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There is no particular reason, except formatting.
> one thing clients are asking us these days requires something printable, we are thinking in rendering a clean page with what they want and a download as PDF 
> I was about to try this one:
> https://code.google.com/p/wkhtmltopdf/

I have had luck recently with generating XML, converting it to XSL FO
and passing it to Apache FOP. The principal advantage is that your
styles are decoupled from the rest of your system. FO is pretty gross
though, and FOP has a lot of gaps, so you have to weigh that against it.

Daniel Lyons

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