webPDF now available with Docker Container

If you have already read the article “webPDF 6 available as a virtual machine (VM)” you probably already know that webPDF can be run comfortably and easily in a virtual machine. As another simple and high-performance alternative, we now offer webPDF based on container technology. Use the webPDF container under Docker as a fast and




Use of the REST interface via webPDF wsclient

In this article we would like to show you how you can use the “webPDF wsclient” library (short “wsclient”) in Java to access the webPDF webservices via the REST interface. For this it is helpful if you have already read the article “The webPDF wsclient Library”. An article explaining the use of the SOAP interface




Use of the SOAP interface via webPDF wsclient

In this article we would like to show you how you can use the “webPDF wsclient” library (short “wsclient”) in Java to access the webPDF webservices via the SOAP interface. For this it is helpful if you have already read the article “The webPDF wsclient Library“. An article explaining the use of the REST interface




webPDF and Java: very easy with the “wsclient” library

Did you know…? …that the parameterization of all webservices of webPDF since version 7 has been defined, standardized and even more extensive via XSDs? Using the XML schema http://schema.webpdf.de/1.0/operation.xsd you can easily create your own JAXB stubs for Java (automatable e.g. via XJC). The parameterization of the web service call can thus be mapped easily




Secure your documents with Digital Signatures – Part 1

With the webPDF-portal you have the possibility to provide PDF documents with digital suignatures. The Digital Signature service, which is based on the “Signature” webservice, enables documents to be digitally signed and certified. Internal and external communication processes can thus be optimally handled electronically. What is a digital signature? Many documents are now sent digitally.




E-Health law boosts digitization in healthcare sector

Digitalization is not only changing the way we work, it has also “infected” government agencies and the healthcare system. The attitude, not only among the younger generation, has gradually changed and more and more people today can imagine doing without paper-based workflows in the healthcare sector. For 15 years, Germany has been tinkering with the




Video: How can I convert emails to PDF?

In this video tutorial you can see how to convert e-mails in Outlook (MSG) or MIME (EML) format to PDF using webPDF. Text formatting and graphic elements are retained. You can convert your emails into a PDF so that the message is displayed exactly as the email client displays it. Watch the video to see




The most important barcode formats at a glance

Attaching and reading barcodes on PDFs with webPDF What are the advantages of working with barcodes? If you add barcodes to documents in PDF format, this has the strong advantage that you can recognize and assign your documents at any time. Why barcodes are worthwhile? Working with barcodes improves the workflow and accelerates the work




Digital tool for employees – advantages of the webPDF portal

What are the advantages of a portal? A portal is a system in which a group of users/employees are provided with certain applications and tools. The advantage for companies here is, among other things, the bundling of information and the convenient exchange of data. Employees can therefore access different applications via a portal or a




The dream of a paperless office

Since digitalisation has had a decisive influence on our everyday work and countless things can be done online or from a smartphone, the idea of paperless work has also been haunting offices and the media. But can this idea be implemented at all? According to a survey by bitkom, every second company in Germany wants