Invoices in FreeBSD

Dominic Mitchell dom at happygiraffe.net
Fri Aug 17 13:08:44 BST 2001


On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 01:05:49PM +0100, dom wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 12:15:27PM +0100, Lee Johnston wrote:
> > Just a little query... Basically I'm wanting to produce invoices
> > automatically using FreeBSD. Just wondering if anyone has an experience
> > in doing this, what's best for formatting the invoice?
> > 
> > The information for the invoices will be held in a MySQL database, and
> > I was wanting to do invoice runs every night. I had thought of using
> > PHP/PDFLib to query the database and generate a PDF, which would then
> > be printed... But this seems slightly over the top.
> 
> There's a python solution using PDF, called reportlab.

Doh, forgot to mention that it's also available as:

	/usr/ports/print/py-reportlab

-Dom




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