Aspose.PDF Java for Ruby


Rjb - Ruby Java Bridge

RJB is a bridge program that connect between Ruby and Java with Java Native Interface. Rake + Rjb is the more powerful and useful build tool than both Maven and Ant. You can test your Java business logic class itself with Rjb’s mock. It helps to migrate Struts’s Model Object into your RoR application. But beware to buildSwing application, Ruby (and Rjb) doesn’t consider JVM’s native threads handling.

Aspose.PDF for Java

Aspose.PDF for Java is a PDF document creation component that enables your Java applications to read, write and manipulate PDF documents without using Adobe Acrobat.

Aspose.PDF for Java is an affordably priced component that offers an incredible wealth of features, these include: PDF compression options, table creation and manipulation, graph support, image functions, extensive hyperlink functionality, extended security controls and custom font handling.

Aspose.PDF for Java allows you to create PDF files directly through the provided API and XML templates. Using Aspose.PDF for Java will also enable you to add PDF capabilities to your applications in no time.

Aspose.PDF Java for Ruby

Project Aspose.PDF Java for Ruby shows how different tasks can be performed using Aspose.PDF Java APIs in Ruby. This project is aimed to provide useful examples for Ruby developers who want to utilize Aspose.PDF for Java in their Ruby Projects using Rjb (Ruby Java Bridge).

System Requirements and Supported Platforms

System Requirements

Following are the system requirements to use Aspose.PDF Java for Ruby:

  • Rjb Gem is configured
  • Downloaded Aspose.PDF component

Supported Platforms

Following are the supported platforms:

  • Ruby 2.2.x or above and respective DevKit.
  • Java 1.5 or above  


Download Required Libraries

Download required libraries mentioned below. These are the required for executing Aspose.PDF Java for Ruby examples.

Download Examples from Social Coding Sites

Following releases of running examples are available to download on below mentioned social coding sites:


Installation And Usage


It is very simple and easy to install Aspose.PDF Java for Ruby gem, please follow these simple steps:

  1. Run following command.
 $ gem install aspose-pdfjava
  1. Download required Aspose.PDF for Java Component from following link.
  2. Create “jars” folder at root of the Aspose.PDF Java for Ruby gem and copy downloaded component into it.


Include the required files for working with the helloworld example.

 require File.dirname(File.dirname(File.dirname(__FILE__))) + '/lib/aspose-pdfjava'

include Asposepdfjava

include Asposepdfjava::HelloWorld


Let’s understand the above code.

  1. The first line makes sure that the aspose pdf is loaded and available.
  2. Include the files that are required to access the aspose pdf.
  3. Initialize the libraries. The aspose JAVA classes are loaded from the path provided in the aspose.yml file/

Support, Extend and Contribute


From the very first days of Aspose, we knew that just giving our customers good products would not be enough. We also needed to deliver good service. We are developers ourselves and understand how frustrating it is when a technical issue or a quirk in the software stops you from doing what you need to do. We’re here to solve problems, not create them.

This is why we offer free support. Anyone who uses our product, whether they have bought them or are using an evaluation, deserves our full attention and respect.

You can log any issues or suggestions related to Aspose.PDF Java for Ruby using any of the following platforms:

Extend and Contribute

Aspose.PDF Java for Ruby is open source and its source code is available on the major social coding websites listed below. Developers are encouraged to download the source code and contribute by suggesting or adding new feature or improving the existing ones, so that others could also benefit from it.

Source Code

You can get the latest source code from one of the following locations:

Sample Code Examples

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