React PDF Viewer

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  • React PDF viewer

    A React component to view a PDF document

  • What is the great selling point compare to use the native PDF view builtin to all modern browsers?

    I really hate it when websites tries to be smart about PDF viewing. The builtin view is much better and faster.

    The demo at https://react-pdf-viewer.dev is just not as good as opening the PDF directly in the browser.

  • PDF.js

    PDF Reader in JavaScript

  • > I would rather render PDF with a native app either as provided by the computer or device or the built in one in Chrome or similar.

    This is what PDF.js is...

    > PDF.js is built into version 19+ of Firefox.

    https://github.com/mozilla/pdf.js

  • SurveyJS

    Open-Source JSON Form Builder to Create Dynamic Forms Right in Your App. With SurveyJS form UI libraries, you can build and style forms in a fully-integrated drag & drop form builder, render them in your JS app, and store form submission data in any backend, inc. PHP, ASP.NET Core, and Node.js.

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  • react-pdf

    Display PDFs in your React app as easily as if they were images. (by wojtekmaj)

  • I don't know.

    For people who want a React wrappers around pdf.js, there are open source alternatives such as react-pdf: https://github.com/wojtekmaj/react-pdf

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