Publishing Books Using XML Technologies
Dr. Herong Yang, Version 4.01

Generating PDF Documents with hyPub

This chapter describes the process of generating a PDF document for printing purpose from book source files.

Requirements on PDF Version

PDF Documents Generation Steps

PDF Document Generation with hyPub Perl Programs

hyPub Sample PDF Documents and Source Code

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Ideas on Publishing Books using XML

 Overview of hyPub - A Simple XML Publishing Tool

 Writing Book Contents in XHTML Source Files

 Transforming Book Source Files with XSL Technology

 Designing Web Page Layouts with Tables

 Controlling Web Page Appearance with CSS

 Sharing HTML Codes with JavaScript Files

 Generating Web Pages with hyPub

 Formatting Printable Documents with XSL-FO

Generating PDF Documents with hyPub

 Areas of Future Improvements

 References

 PDF Printing Version

Dr. Herong Yang, updated in 2007
Generating PDF Documents with hyPub