xmltodict VS xhtml2pdf

Compare xmltodict vs xhtml2pdf and see what are their differences.

xmltodict

Python module that makes working with XML feel like you are working with JSON (by martinblech)

xhtml2pdf

A library for converting HTML into PDFs using ReportLab (by xhtml2pdf)
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xmltodict xhtml2pdf
6 2
4,981 1,954
- 0.4%
0.0 8.0
2 months ago 19 days ago
Python Python
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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xmltodict

Posts with mentions or reviews of xmltodict. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-28.
  • Top python libraries/ frameworks that you suggest every one
    15 projects | reddit.com/r/Python | 28 Mar 2022
    Nope, sorry, it's just an XML generator. The Python stdlib offers https://docs.python.org/3/library/xml.etree.elementtree.html and PyPI offers https://github.com/martinblech/xmltodict for parsing, and you could write CSV with csvwriter or pandas.
  • Like JQ, but for HTML
    21 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 7 Sep 2021
    xmlstarlet is really nothing like jq, as a language. But yes, I use it because it is the best commandline xml processor I'd found. That's the only similarity to jq.

    Is this the yq? https://kislyuk.github.io/yq/ It does contain an 'xq', as a literal wrapper for jq, piping output into it after transcoding XML to JSON using xmltodict https://github.com/martinblech/xmltodict (which explodes xml into separate JSON data structures).

    This is a bash one-liner! But TBF it really is a 'jq for xml'. I think it would be horrible for some things, but you could also do a lot of useful things painlessly.

xhtml2pdf

Posts with mentions or reviews of xhtml2pdf. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-04.
  • What is an example of a fully finished python software product on github?
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/learnprogramming | 4 Jul 2022
    Judging by your previous comments, you might get what you're looking for from xhtml2pdf. (Don't be put off by the 0.2.7 version number; xhtml2pdf has been in active development for over a decade and is a stable library.) It's generally used as a library in Python projects, but it does have a stand-alone command-line interface, and the library in general is thoroughly documented so you don't need to rely just on reading the code to figure out what's going on.
  • Create PDFs using Python and xhtml2pdf
    2 projects | dev.to | 27 Sep 2020
    Here, we will generate a PDF file using an HTML template. We have to keep in mind that xhtml2pdf supports until HTML4. So, first, we have to create an HTML file that will behave as a template for our PDF file.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing xmltodict and xhtml2pdf you can also consider the following projects:

lxml - The lxml XML toolkit for Python

untangle - Converts XML to Python objects

bleach - Bleach is an allowed-list-based HTML sanitizing library that escapes or strips markup and attributes

html5lib - Standards-compliant library for parsing and serializing HTML documents and fragments in Python

MarkupSafe - Safely add untrusted strings to HTML/XML markup.

pyquery - A jquery-like library for python

cssutils

xmldataset - xmldataset: xml parsing made easy 🗃️

selectolax - Python binding to Modest and Lexbor engines (fast HTML5 parser with CSS selectors).