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Getting Started with Cross-Platform PDF Processing Using Xamarin.Android and PDFNet SDK

This Getting Started document is for users of the PDFNet version 6.7 and greater. For users of earlier version of PDFNet, please refer to Getting Started (2014).

Introduction

This tutorial shows the minimum steps needed to add a PDF viewing and annotating component to a Xamarin.Android app using PDFNet SDK. In this tutorial, you will create a simple PDF viewing and annotating app. You will also learn about an Android Java Bindings Library Project that allows you to customize our Tools library.

Note the completed sample project described in Part 2-4 is available by request from here.

The tutorial is divided into 5 parts:

Part 1: Things you should know about the library distribution
Part 2: Showing a PDF
Part 3: Adding support for Annotations, Text Selection and Form Filling
Part 4: Create customized Tools.dll from the open source Tools library
Part 5: Next steps

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Getting Started with Cross-Platform PDF Processing Using Xamarin.iOS and PDFNet SDK

This Getting Started document is for users of the PDFNet version 6.7 and greater. For users of earlier version of PDFNet, please refer to Getting Started (2014).

Introduction

This tutorial shows the minimum steps needed to add a PDF viewing and annotating component to a Xamarin.iOS app using PDFNet SDK. In this tutorial, you will create a simple PDF viewing and annotating app. You will also learn about an iOS Objective-C Bindings Library Project that allows you to customize our Tools library.

Note that the completed sample project described in Part 1-3 is available by request from here.

The tutorial is divided into 4 parts:

  • Part 1: Showing a PDF
  • Part 2: Adding support for Annotations, Text Selection and Form Filling
  • Part 3: Create customized Tools.dll from the open source Tools library
  • Part 4: Next steps

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Getting Started with Cross-Platform PDF Processing Using Xamarin.Android and PDFNet SDK

Introduction

This tutorial shows the minimum steps needed to add a PDF viewing and annotating component to a Xamarin.Android app using PDFNet SDK. In this tutorial, you will create a simple PDF viewing and annotating app. You will also create an Android Java Bindings Library Project that allows you to customize our Tools library.

Note that the completed sample project described in Part 2 and Part 3 can be found in the samples folder located inside the PDFNet component package. The completed sample project described in Part 2-4 is available by request from here.

The tutorial is divided into 6 parts:

To complete this tutorial, you will need to install and setup Xamarin.Android as described in this article.

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Getting Started with Cross-Platform PDF Processing Using Xamarin.iOS and PDFNet SDK

Introduction

This tutorial shows the minimum steps needed to add a PDF viewing and annotating component to a Xamarin.iOS app using PDFNet SDK. In this tutorial, you will create a simple PDF viewing and annotating app. You will also create an iOS Objective-C Bindings Library Project that allows you to customize our Tools library.

Note that the completed sample project described in Part 1 and Part 2 can be found in the samples folder located inside the PDFNet component package. The completed sample project described in Part 1-3 is available by request from here.

The tutorial is divided into 5 parts:

To complete this tutorial, you will need to install the latest version of XCode, which is required because its compilers are used by Xamarin. If you are using an out of date version of XCode you may encounter linker errors. You will also need to install and setup Xamarin.iOS as described in this article.

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