What is PDF.js?
It is a Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer that is built with HTML5. It is community-driven and supported by Mozilla Labs. The goal is to create a general-purpose, web standards-based platform for parsing and rendering PDFs.
PDF.js is an open source tool with 31.6K GitHub stars and 7.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PDF.js's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses PDF.js?
43 companies reportedly use PDF.js in their tech stacks, including Deloitte, IWB, and Economist.
34 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PDF.js.
- Platform for parsing and rendering PDFs
- Built with HTML5
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