What is BuildVu
BuildVu is a tool for developers looking to display documents inside their web or mobile based application or portal. By converting PDF documents to HTML5 or SVG, BuildVu provides a flexible solution which is simple and easy to integrate.
BuildVu also integrates with LibreOffice to provide a complete solution for converting PDF, Word, Powerpoint and Excel documents to HTML or SVG.
How does it work?
BuildVu is a Java application which runs directly from command line or can be deployed as a web-application via Docker or Java Application Server (such as Tomcat or Jetty).
Quick Start Trial Guide
- Sign up for your free trial below
- To run locally, ensure Docker is installed and follow our local
docker run -p 80:80 --mount "source=/path/to/war/buildvu-microservice.war,target=/usr/local/tomcat/webapps/ROOT.war,type=bind" idrsolutions/buildvu
- To deploy in the cloud, follow our cloud deployment tutorials
- Once running, follow our tutorials to access the REST API
Why run BuildVu from Docker?
Docker runs on all major cloud platforms, making it easy to deploy BuildVu as a web service and integrate into customer systems.
Run behind a firewall on-premise on your own servers or on a dedicated cloud server to keep documents and content protected.
Running from Docker makes it easy to migrate to a higher performance server or spin up additional instances to provide additional capacity.