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prawn

3.5
Prawn is a fast, tiny, and nimble PDF generator for Ruby
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6,778,777
Stars
3,497
Forks
592
Watchers
116

wicked_pdf

2.39
Wicked PDF uses the shell utility wkhtmltopdf to serve a PDF file to a user from HTML. In other words, rather than dealing with a PDF generation DSL of some sort, you simply write an HTML view as you would normally, and let Wicked take care of the hard stuff.
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Downloads
4,179,124
Stars
2,533
Forks
450
Watchers
57

pdfkit

1.89
Uses wkhtmltopdf to create PDFs using HTML
 Popularity
Downloads
2,828,571
Stars
2,459
Forks
334
Watchers
34

kitabu

0.26
A framework for creating e-books from Markdown using Ruby. Using the Prince PDF generator, you'll be able to get high quality PDFs. Also supports EPUB, Mobi, Text and HTML generation.
 Popularity
Downloads
27,312
Stars
560
Forks
55
Watchers
38
 Releases
Total releases
20
First release
Latest release

princely

0.23
A wrapper for the PrinceXML PDF generation library.
 Popularity
Downloads
92,443
Stars
221
Forks
93
Watchers
6

gimli

0.23
Utility for converting markup files to pdf files. Useful for reports etc.
 Popularity
Downloads
66,318
Stars
509
Forks
42
Watchers
8
 Releases
Total releases
29
First release
Latest release

shrimp

0.2
html to pdf with phantomjs
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Downloads
42,636
Stars
281
Forks
70
Watchers
25

wisepdf

0.13
Wisepdf uses the shell utility wkhtmltopdf to serve a PDF file to a user from HTML. In other words, rather than dealing with a PDF generation DSL of some sort, you simply write an HTML view as you would normally, and let pdf take care of the hard stuff.
 Popularity
Downloads
114,419
Stars
281
Forks
14
Watchers
11

prawn-rails

0.1
Prawn Handler for Rails. Handles and registers pdf formats.
 Popularity
Downloads
144,737
Stars
72
Forks
30
Watchers
6

rghost

0.1
Ruby Ghostscript Engine is a document creation and conversion API, support(PDF,PS,GIF,TIF,PNG,JPG...). It uses the GhostScript framework for the format conversion, utilizes EPS templates and is optimized to work with larger documents.
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Downloads
207,158

prawnto_2

0.09
Simple PDF generation using the prawn library.
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Downloads
239,664
Stars
53
Forks
14
Watchers
36

wkhtmltopdf

0.09
Provides binaries for WKHTMLTOPDF project in an easily accessible package.
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Downloads
201,376

doc_raptor

0.07
Easily create PDF and Excel files from html in your Ruby application using the DocRaptor API.
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Downloads
189,949
Stars
18
Forks
11
Watchers
1

acts_as_flying_saucer

0.06
XHTML to PDF using Flying Saucer java library
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Downloads
105,129
Stars
56
Forks
11
Watchers
1
 Releases
Total releases
14
First release
Latest release

rtex

0.06
LaTeX preprocessor for PDF generation; Rails plugin
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Downloads
26,845
Stars
58
Forks
26
Watchers
3

prawnto

0.05
Support .prawn templates as Prawn::Document content
 Popularity
Downloads
135,799
Stars
17
Forks
10
Watchers
3

gambas

0.01
Inline PDF templates that use prawn.
 Popularity
Downloads
4,606
Stars
38
Forks
1
Watchers
1
 Releases
Total releases
2
First release
Latest release