Now, it’s quite easy for those Java developers who like to write their own Servlet based applications using GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 3.x API. GroupDocs team is pleased to release the Servlet based front end project. This project elaborates all GroupDocs.Viewer for Java 3.x functionalities and helps developers in integrating the API in their projects. As the project is open source and published on GitHub, developers can customize it as per their needs.
Servlets Based Front End – Features
This Front End provides end users with tools needed for convenient viewing and navigation of documents in a browser. Most commonly used UI controls that are available in native Adobe Reader’s plugin are provided in this front end, including:
- Pagination Controls
- Page Zooming
- Page Thumbnails
- Document Downloading
- Document Printing
- File Browser
GroupDocs.Viewer for Java Front End – Requirements to Run
- Java development kit (JDK) 1.8
- Maven 4.0.0
- Any latest browsers (Firefox, Chrome ,IE9 or greater, Safari etc.)
How to Run Application
It is assumed that maven is installed and configured in your system path. You can edit the project by opening in your favorite IDE like NetBeans, Eclipse, and IntelliJ IDEA. You can also run the project using CMD, follow the given steps.
- Inside the project folder, run “mvn jetty:run” command
- Go to browser and type “http://localhost:8080/”
You may find following resources helpful:
Learn how to install and configure Maven – Environment Setup
Maven support for NetBeans
Maven support for IntelliJ IDEA
Maven support for Eclipse IDE
Document Viewer for Java – Download
This Front End project can be downloaded from GitHub Repository.
Please click here to download Showcase project.
Contribute in Document Viewer Front End
The developers can also contribute to the Front End through one of the following ways:
- Got an idea of new feature – fix it and submit a pull request.
- Find an issue in the project – create and log the issue on Github. In this case, GroupDocs Support Team will look on it.
Every effort by the developers/customers would be appreciated.
Available Channels and Resources
Here are a few channels and resources for you to learn, try and get technical support on Document Viewer API for Java: