The free and user-friendly FOP Server utilizes Apache FOP to convert XML data into PDF files utilizing XSL-FO templates. It's simple to install and use.
Among other options, the FOP Server allows for PDF generation from Oracle APEX, and includes features like PDF digital signature, PDF forms, Chart, and barcodes. To make use of these additional options, you'll need to utilize the J4L FO Designer..
In addition to its other features, the FOP Server can also be used to test XSL-FO files directly, making it a versatile solution for developers at any skill level. And when you're ready to deploy your own programs using the server, you can call it from your programs via HTTP request with little difficulty..
It should be noted, however, that if you require technical support, or if you're using the FOP Server for Oracle APEX purposes, a commercial license will be required. Nevertheless, for anyone looking for a versatile, reliable, and user-friendly FOP Server, the free FOP Server is a fantastic choice that won't disappoint.
Version 2.2: Support for Oracle APEX, FO Designer 2.2 and use of Apache FOP 2