XFA stands for XML Forms Architecture, and is part of a family of proprietary XML specifications that were developed by JetForm to enhance the processing of web based forms, however starting at PDF Specfication 1.5 it was possible to be used with XFA, but XML Forms Architecture was not standardized when the PDF Format became an ISO standard.

XFA

How PDF forms use JavaScript for validation

This blog post assumes you are aware of PDF forms. If this is a new topic for you, check out our introductory blog post....
Daniel Warren
4 min read

Editing XFA files in Adobe LifeCycle to allow direct…

At IDR Solutions I spend a lot of time working on XFA for our Java PDF Library and PDF to HTML5 Converter and during...
suda
2 min read

A 6 Step guide on ‘How to create expandable…

At IDR Solutions we spend alot of time working with XFA in our Java PDF Library. I have spent a lot of time working...
suda
1 min read

Mixing the PDF file format and Java at JavaOne…

The PDF file format is on the rise, and you can see this in this year’s JavaOne San Francisco show in September. On the...
Mark Stephens
1 min read

FormCalc vs Javascript [PDF / XFA in HTML5]

This is one of the articles in the XFA series index which investigates the important factors to be considered during the conversion from FormCalc script to...
suda
1 min read