Ruby Prawn

Open-source Ruby projects categorized as Prawn

Top 4 Ruby Prawn Projects

  • Prawn

    Fast, Nimble PDF Writer for Ruby

    Project mention: Working with PDFs in Ruby | | 2023-10-24

    to view the email preview (note the PDF attachment included in the email): ![Email preview with attachment]( ## Prawn PDF [Prawn PDF]( is a pure Ruby PDF- generation library that comes packed with features, such as PNG and JPG image embeds, generated file encryption, right-to-left text rendering, a way to incorporate outlines for easy document navigation, and a lot more. Prawn comes with its own DSL, which drives its powerful PDF generation abilities. ### When to Use Prawn Although it's not a fully featured report generation library like the well-known [Jasper Reports](, with a bit of work using it's powerful DSL, you can generate some really cool and rather complex PDF documents with Prawn. Even so, it's important to note that Prawn isn't everything. If you want to generate PDFs from HTML, then you should look elsewhere, as the gem provides very limited support for inline styling, something of a hurdle if you're working with rich HTML documents. ### Installing and Using Prawn To get started with Prawn, install it with this command: ```bash gem install prawn

  • asciidoctor-pdf

    :page_with_curl: Asciidoctor PDF: A native PDF converter for AsciiDoc based on Asciidoctor and Prawn, written entirely in Ruby.

  • PopRuby

    PopRuby: Clothing and Accessories for Ruby Developers. Fashion meets Ruby! Shop our fun Ruby-inspired apparel and accessories designed to celebrate the joy and diversity of the Ruby community.

  • invoice_printer

    Super simple PDF invoicing

  • Squid

    A Ruby library to plot charts in PDF files (by nullscreen)

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-10-24.

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Project Stars
1 Prawn 4,569
2 asciidoctor-pdf 1,111
3 invoice_printer 867
4 Squid 219
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