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GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET Library – Introduction

GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET LogoWe are pleased to announce the release of the new library that enhances a set of our document collaboration tools – GroupDocs.Assembly for .NET. The library generates PDF and Word documents from templates by automatically filling out merge fields with custom data. If your company or a client have to create tens or hundreds of documents by filling out standard templates with data obtained through user input or from a DB, this library can be of great help. Just… Continue Reading
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GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET Module Is Now Available for DNN Users

Good news for DNN users – we’ve recently released a module which allows you to integrate GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET into DNN CMS. Using the module you can seamlessly embed our HTML5 document viewer into your DNN site and display over 45 types of documents and images on any web page. Different from our cloud-based module, this version is developed based on the GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET library, which means you can now store and process documents on your own servers.… Continue Reading
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GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET Library – Convert Over 50 File Formats in VB.NET & C#: Word (DOCX, DOC) to PDF to Image Files and More

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET LibraryGood news for .NET developers – our universal document conversion library, GroupDocs Conversion for .NET is now available for download! The library enables developers to seamlessly convert back and forth between over 50 common file formats from within their .NET (C#, VB.NET) apps. For example, using the library, you can convert Word documents (DOC, DOCX) to PDF files and to images without the need for Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat on either server or client side. Key Benefits of the Continue Reading
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GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET Library – Compare PDF, Word, Excel and Other Text Documents with a Diff View GUI

GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET LibraryWe’re glad to announce the release of the GroupDocs.Comparison for .NET library. Developers working on .NET can use the library to seamlessly add document comparison capability to their own applications. With this library, end users can compare documents of all most popular formats, including PDF, Microsoft Word and Excel. The library also includes a diff view GUI, which displays differences between two documents with a redline view approach and is easy to customize and integrate into your own app.… Continue Reading
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Capture Electronic Signatures from within Your ASP.NET Apps with the GroupDocs.Signature for .NET Library

GroupDocs.Signature for .NET LibraryWe are glad to announce the release of the GroupDocs Signature for .NET Library. The library is developed based on our online signature app and enables developers to easily add electronic signature capabilities to their own ASP.NET, C#/VB.NET applications. It’s a one-stop-shop solution, which includes all the necessary controls for a complete, legally-binding electronic signature workflow. Key features include: Electronic Signature Capture Control Users can sign documents either by uploading a scanned copy of their signature, or by drawing… Continue Reading
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GroupDocs Viewer for Java Library – a J2EE & J2SE Universal Java Document Viewer

GroupDocs.Viewer for JavaWe’re pleased to announce the release of the GroupDocs Viewer for Java Library! Java developers can now seamlessly use our web-based document viewer within their Java development environment. Just like GroupDocs Viewer for .NET Library, this version can be easily embedded into customer platforms and allows developers to display over 40 document and image file formats without any external dependencies.

Benefits of the GroupDocs Document Viewer for Java Library:

1. Support for more than 40 file formats,… Continue Reading
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HTML5 Image, PDF and Microsoft Office Document Annotation Library for ASP.NET, C# and VB.NET Apps

We’ve received a lot of feedback from our customers asking us to create a .NET library based on our HTML5 document annotation app. We’ve worked hard and today are pleased to announce the release of the document annotation library for developers on .NET platforms (ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET). Using the library, developers can seamlessly enhance their web and mobile apps with the ability to annotate Microsoft Office documents, PDFs and image files. The benefits that the library offers include:
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How to Build an ASP.NET WebForms HTML5 Document Viewer Using Web Services

GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET LibraryCustomers who integrate our HTML5 document viewer into their website can plug it into other websites too. This article shows how to build an ASP.NET WebForms HTML5 document viewer using the .NET version of the GroupDocs.Viewer.


  1. IIS 7 or later.
  2. Microsoft Visual Studio 2012

Part A: Creating A GroupDocs.Viewer Web Service

Follow the steps given below to create a GroupDocs online document viewer service: 1. Open Visual Studio 2012 and create a new ASP.NET Web Forms Project: Create a new ASP.NET Web Forms Project 2.… Continue Reading
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Annotate, Sign and Convert Documents Online Using GroupDocs’ Document Management Solutions

Fast changing trends in technology require professionals and organizations to adapt and stay abreast. Organizations with a large number of employees focus on productivity to generate revenues, whereas professionals and consultants look for utility and cost. In the 90s there were limited options for document management, except for Microsoft Word – an editing software. Now, things have changed and there are many alternatives available. However, certain apps have compelling features and fit your requirements but may not provide other features.… Continue Reading
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Using Web Icon Fonts – Best Practices

Here at GroupDocs we take front end and web development in general very seriously. We constantly strive to improve our products and because of that, we try to keep up with the latest trends and best practices, not always an easy thing. But that doesn’t apply only to our front end department of course. Each and every one of us is trying to improve his skills and is eager to try different techniques that could result in better and more… Continue Reading
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