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In this article, Rachel Andrew takes a look at the tools that are available and shares her recommendations to help you find the tool that works best for you. Many web applications have the requirement of giving the user the ability to download something in PDF format.
In the case of applications such as e-commerce stores , those PDFs have to be created using dynamic data, and be available immediately to the user. If you have a favorite tool or any experiences of your own to share, please add them to the comments below.
In the case of an invoice, the user might be able to view the information online, then click to download a PDF for their records. You might be creating packing slips; once again, the information is already held within the system. You want to format that in a nice way for download and printing.
Therefore, as CSS itself has specifications for printed materials, surely we should be able to use it? The simplest way a user can generate a PDF is via their browser. Sadly, this PDF is usually not altogether satisfactory! To start with, it will have the headers and footers which are automatically added when you print something from a webpage. It will also be formatted according to your print stylesheet — assuming you have one.
The problem we run into here is the poor support of the fragmentation specification in browsers; this may mean that the content of your pages breaks in unusual ways. This means that you may be unable to prevent suboptimal breaking of content, with headers being left as the last item on the page, and so on. In addition, we have no ability to control the content in the page margin boxes, e. These things are part of the Paged Media spec, but have not been implemented in any browser.
Printing Using Browser Rendering Engines There are ways to print to PDF using browser rendering engines, without going through the print menu in the browser, and ending up with headers and footers as if you had printed the document.
The practical approaches for designing better UX cover mobile apps, adaptive systems, and multiscreen experiences.
The eBook is packed with in-depth tips and tricks shared by experts from the industry. They consider the importance of straightforward yet personal microcopy, explore the strengths and weaknesses of infinite scrolling, and take a look at how well-crafted feedback loops can influence a user's behavior.
Once we decide to create a well-balanced experience, all of the covered aspects in this eBook have to be thoroughly considered, i. If you've been looking for a valuable resource for your daily UX routine, you can now stop searching. It requires many skills such as programming, usability, typography, creating applications all of this without forgetting the necessary ingredient of visual appeal. This eBook will give you an overview of the basic features you need to know for designing beautiful and useful Mobile interfaces and apps.
And, as it happens with the development of new gadgets and technologies, some trends and patterns are already established.
With this eBook you will learn the most important guidelines and strategies for Mobile Design, including solutions for forms, tap-ahead patterns and UX approaches. Many developers are aware of this: by using the Android operating system to create apps, they acquire a huge market share.
This eBook will guide you through the Android universe and help you to create interface designs for Android mobile gadgets. Designing For Android 3. Designing For Android Tablets 5. Designers that have familiarity with the Apple iOS are one step ahead in designing mobile interfaces.
If you want do discover trends and special requirements that iPhone applications ask for, this eBook is a must.
Preparing Websites For The Unexpected 5. Towards A Retina Web 7. Building A Better Responsive Website 8. Responsive Web design handles performance, serverside components, content strategy and conditional loading as well. With this eBook, you will learn how to go from non-responsive layouts to optimized responsive mobile experiences.
Were happy to present techniques to help you overcome outdated practices and set new defaults in your workflow a new responsive design workflow. Windows Phone Design For Developers 8. To help you broadly position your future app, our authors cover the three biggest platforms: iOS, Android and Windows Mobile. Some step-by-step coding tutorials will take you by the hand, as will exciting new techniques that go beyond the usual.
In addition, the eBook features handy crossplatform topics such as prototyping, as well as a field guide to app testing, and advice on marketing your app.
However, it is possible to put together a book with some of the crucial principles and fundamentals that you will need for every project you take on. Learn about the harsh truths of corporate Web design and the troubles you are bound to run into.
Creating A Successful Online Portfolio 4. Better User Experience With Storytelling 5. Learn the most recent changes in Web development, as well as design trends that are likely to catch on and could have a substantial effect on our workflow.
Be prepared for the onset of innovative approaches such as responsive Web design, and learn how to apply psychology-based persuasion triggers in your designs.
The Current State of Web Design 2. Web Design Trends 3. A Showcase of Responsive Web Design 5. Persuasion Triggers in Web Design 6. Design Better and Faster with Rapid Prototyping Getting the Hang of Web Typography is dedicated to web workers that are dealing with typography in their daily lives, but have no special training for this independent craft.
This eBook Gives you the necessary background on macro- and microtypography, it helps you to choose suitable fonts and use modern techniques such as Web font embedding.
If you walk out the door, you will be hard pressed to find any element of our daily lives that doesnt involve or rely on typography.
The prevalence of typography is not limited only to the analog world. This eBook introduces historical and cultural aspects of type and how they relate to the Web industry. Find out about changing fads in type, about the complexities of Japanese characters and about typographic applications for different situations. You are sure to learn something that you didnt know before from our great authors. Legacy of 1. Respect Thy Typography 3. Typography Carved In Stone 4. Industrial-Strength Types 5.
This book is about small but crucial details, in a specialty that is all about details. Whether youre interested in determining the right paragraph layout or typographic details, observing the correct typographic etiquette or making the other small decisions that will dramatically influence how your website is perceived, many answers will present themselves in this collection of articles. The Perfect Paragraph 2. A Comprehensive Website Planning Guide 2.
Easier Is Better Than Better 8. What makes it memorable and meaningful? This eBook wants to approach these questions. Its in no means a step-by-step guide to follow, but rather a collection of thoughts to give you some general impulses and perspectives on creating meaningful websites.
Starting with a comprehensive website planning guide to the question, Which role does emotion play within the emotionless Web system? Our Smashing authors provide some general insights into the process of creativity, discuss some interesting aspects, such as why it is important to also have a life outside the Web, and also present useful hands-on tips on how to develop fresh approaches to given problems.
In addition, Creativity Lessons For Web Designers also shares some inspiring design projects and what made them unforgettable. As you will see, creativity has nothing to do with magic, but is often just a matter of perspective. Thomas Giannattasio has been there and knows how to help. He has put together an intuitive guide to color management, as well as detailed instructions on how to get the most out of paths and brushes in this eBook. Handle layer styles like a pro, take your typography to the next level, and make your photographs look like a professionals with native CS5 techniques.
Photoshop is an extremely powerful application for photo processing and image manipulation, and we can make it even more powerful by using advanced techniques and design approaches that professionals and experts in the field are using regularly.
The better our professional skills are, the more time we can spend to focus on the actual design process rather than the tool we are using to implement it on screen.
Photo Retouching Tips and Tricks Part 2 4. Ultimate Guide to Cloning in Photoshop 5. Setting up Photoshop for Web and iPhone Development 8. Preparing Photoshop Files for Web Developers This is one of the reasons why new tools are created by heavy users of Photoshop.