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

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

PDF/XFA – Gradient and Pattern Border shading in HTML5…

Last week we received some dynamic XFA files from our customers who were trying to convert JavaScript supported dynamic XFA forms to HTML5 using our online converter...
suda
1 min read

2 cool features in XFA forms (and how we…

XFA has some very useful features and we are aiming to make the most of them in our converter. So I would like to...
Mark Stephens
55 sec read

Dynamic XFA/PDF to HTML – resolveNode method

Dynamic XFA forms contain JavaScript which needs some considerable tidying up to convert into content which will run on a Browser. In this  technical...
suda
1 min read

Dissecting XML for parsing in JavaScript

Recently I have been working on implementing full script support for XFA in our PDF products. As well as flat content and JavaScript, XFA...
suda
2 min read