Generate Reports from CSV Data using C#

CSV (Comma Separated Values) files are widely used for exchanging data among applications. When you want this data to be translated into presentable and meaningful information, you need to convert it into some other format. In one of our posts, we have seen how to convert CSV data in Reports using Java. This article will guide you to convert CSV data into PDF and MS Word DOC/DOCX reports using C# using a simple template.

The following topics are covered in this article:

  • Report Generation .NET API
  • Generate PDF Report from CSV Data
  • Generate MS Word Report from CSV data
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Generate Barcode in Java – Add Barcode to Documents and Images

Barcoding is one of the ways to present the data in a machine-readable format. Barcodes are normally used as the identification for a large number of items. In this article, you will learn how to generate barcodes in Java. Further, you will see, how the generated barcodes can be applied to any of your documents as well as images using Java Signature API within your applications.

The following topics are covered in this article:

  • Barcode Generator API for Java
  • Apply Barcode to documents in Java
  • Apply Barcode to images in Java
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Build Full-Text Search Solution in Java

Full-text search is a way to search a text/query within a collection of documents. This approach quickly finds all instances of a term/phrase and it works by using text indexes. In this article, we will learn how to programmatically search full-text in documents using Java.

After this, you can implement various search techniques and build your search solution for word-processing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, HTML files, PDF files, eBooks, email messages, ZIP archives, and many other document formats.

The following topics are covered in this article:

  • Java API for Full-Text Search
  • Full-Text Search
  • Perform Search in Java
  • Highlight Search Results
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Find and Replace Words in Documents using C#

There could be many reasons to replace a word or phrase in the document. Whether you want to erase the sensitive content before publically sharing the document or you want to hide/remove all the private information like email IDs or Social Security Numbers, you need to redact the document content. This article guides you on how to redact PDF, Word, or other documents programmatically in your .NET applications using C#. We will separately discuss how to redact by hiding the text and how to find and replace the text, words, or phrases using different techniques.

The following topics are covered in this article:

  • .NET API for Replacing Text
  • Find & Replace Words or Phrase
  • Find & Replace Case-Sensitive Word or Phrase
  • Replace Text using Regular Expressions (RegEx)
  • Replace the Text with Colored Box
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Convert CSV to Excel (XLS XLSX) & Vice Versa in Java

CSV contains the comma-separated values, normally used to store tabular data without formatting. These files can be viewed in any text editor and also in MS Excel for tabular format. On the other hand, the most used formats for MS Excel files are XLS and XLSX. These formats support countless formatting options. This article discusses the conversion of the Excel spreadsheets of XLS/XLSX format to CSV format and CSV to XLS/XLSX format programmatically using Java.

The following topics are covered in this article:

  • Java API for XLS/XLSX and CSV Conversion
  • Excel to CSV Conversion
  • CSV to Excel Conversion
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Watermark PDF Files using C#

To protect your files from any illegal use or to apply branding to your documents, watermarks can be used . In this article, you will learn to programmatically add the watermarks to PDF files using C#. We will separately looking into adding watermark text and image watermarks.

The following topics are covered in this article:

  • .NET Watermarking API
  • Apply Text Watermark to PDF
  • Apply Image Watermark to PDF
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Generate Barcode in C# – Add Barcode to Documents and Images

Barcode is way to present the data in machine readable format. Barcodes are normally used for quick identification of large number of items. In this article, you will learn how to generate barcodes within .NET applications. Futher you will see, how the generated barcodes can be applied to any of your documents and images using C#.

The following topics are covered n this article:

  • Barcode Generator API for .NET
  • Generate & apply barcode to documents in C#
  • Generate & apply barcode to images in C#
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Generate Reports from XML Data in Java

XML is an eXtensive Markup Language that is self-descriptive, W3C Recommended, and designed to store and transport data. After receiving the data in XML format, as a developer, you can convert it into any other better human-readable format like PDF or MS Word document. This article will guide you to convert XML data into PDF and MS Word reports in Java using simple templates.

The following topics are discussed in this article:

  • Java API for Generating Reports
  • PDF Report from XML Data using Java
  • MS Word DOC/DOCX Report from XML Data using Java
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Generate Reports from CSV Data in Java

The Comma Separated Values (CSV) is a file format for storing the data in the form of plain text where the values are separated by commas. CSV is widely used for exchanging data among applications. As a developer, we often need to convert the large CSV data into a presentable format. This article will guide you to convert CSV data into PDF and MS Word reports in Java using a simple template.

The following topics are covered in this article:

  • Report Generation Java API
  • Generate PDF Report from CSV Data
  • Generate MS Word Report from CSV data
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