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PDF Toolbox WebService

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poolbox (Pdf tOOLBOX) : manipulate PDF over the web. poolbox is actually a web wrapper around various PDF libraries.



poolbox depends on wkhtmltopdf, poppler and pdftk.

On debian-based distribs :

$ sudo apt-get install wkhtmltopdf poppler-utils pdftk


Installation using pip :

$ pip install poolbox



Create and activate a virtual env :

$ virtualenv myvenv

$ cd myvenv

$ . bin/activate

Clone this repository :

$ git clone

$ cd poolbox

Install egg and depencies :

$ python develop

You’re good to go.

Run the services

Run pyramid in waitress :

$ pserve poolbox.ini

Web Services are available localy on :



Run pyramid in waitress, with auto reload when file are modified :

$ pserve poolbox.ini –reload

You can allow global access by switching host address to from poolbox.ini.


TODO : list services and associated functionalities.


OpenAPI JSON is available at :



To run the tests, you have to install the egg in dev mode :

$ python develop

Then launch the app :

$ pserve poolbox.ini

In another terminal, run the tests :

$ cd tests

$ python

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