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An Introduction to FPDF w/ Jeremy Curcio

PDF documents are fast becoming the modus operandi for businesses. What the fax machine did for the 80's and 90's, PDFs are doing and will do in 2013 and beyond. Do you know what it takes to create a PDF document? Are you able to convert your data into PDF form? Learn the tips, tricks and best practices around PDF generation using the FPDF library which is widely available, easy to use, and powerful enough for the most challenging tasks.

Jeremy is an entreprenuer in the computer science field and is primarily self-taught in various programming languages.  He is the lead developer for KnotFriends where he responsible for maintaining and improving the company website which includes a store front and an admin back end. He's also responsible for maintaining the MySQL database and has been put in charge of creating and iOS Application to improve the swapping experience on the mobile platform.  He's also a frequenter of local Baltimore Tech meetups.

Meeting Agenda

6:30 - 7:00 - Food and Socializing 
7:00 - 8:00 - An Introduction to FPDF w/ Jeremy Curcio
8:00 - 8:30 - Wrap-Up and Networking

After Jeremy's talk, we'll head over to Brewer's Cask!



E-Moxie - Meetup, organization, pizza 
Digital Harbor Foundation - Meeting space and support



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  • jlcasto

    Thanks so much for the talk!

    July 18, 2013

    • Jeremy1026

      Thanks for coming out, I hope I was able to teach you something new.

      July 18, 2013

  • John R.

    Jeremy presented an excellent overview and practical demo of FPDF. This is something bread and butter that many of us will definitely use to improve and speed our work. Much appreciated.

    July 17, 2013

  • Jeremy1026

    As promised, I have uploaded my presentation and example files to my website. They can be seen/downloaded at

    July 17, 2013

  • Van

    Looking to build pdf dynamically in PHP . . . Is this it?

    2 · July 6, 2013

    • Jeremy1026

      This is exactly that. I will be making a static document as my example, but there is no reason that you couldn't substitute some fixed strings for variables.

      July 10, 2013

  • Chris B.

    very much interested, but sadly will already be leaving town that afternoon...../

    July 10, 2013

    • Jeremy1026

      If you are in the DC area on August 14, I'll be giving the same talk there.

      July 10, 2013

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