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Learn how to create PDFs using the popular Python programming language and the ReportLab toolkit
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Writing Update #10

Posted by Mike Driscoll (Creator)


I got back from PyCon on Monday. It was fun meeting a couple of my backers and so many enthusiastic people that love the Python programming language. I finished writing up chapter 16, which is basically about filling out fillable forms in PDFs. It ended up being a shorter chapter than I wanted due to the fact that there isn't good support for that in Python land.

I also updated chapter 10 with a lot of information about creating interactive forms with ReportLab. Finally, I started work on chapter 17, which is about converting markup into PDFs. I think I will get that done next week and hopefully I will also get in a bunch of edits that were suggested to me a couple of weeks ago too.

Thanks again for your support. I appreciate it.

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    1. Mike Driscoll 7-time creator on

      @Ethan - The chapter should be up. It was actually already up on Leanpub. I just updated Gumroad today.

    2. Ethan Furman

      Make that chapter 16. ;-)

    3. Ethan Furman

      Will the e-book be updated with chapter 10 soon? I'd love to test-drive it.

    4. Hameed on

      I completely forgot you were gonna be there! I was there, enjoyed it a ton, didn't catch you. Oh well. Glad you had a blast as well. Excited to receive my book when it's done!