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

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
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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
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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
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PDF XFA Data Binding and Data Access

In this article I demonstrates some tips and techniques that can be followed while trying to map PDF XFA data to a XFA template....
suda
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How to Extract Data from XFA files

Introduction XFA data exists in a different format to normal PDF data. This article is designed to help you understand how this happens and...
Mark Stephens
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