Lo and behold, a native PDF converter for AsciiDoc built with Asciidoctor and Prawn!No more middleman.No more DocBook toolchain.It’s AsciiDoc straight to PDF!
Asciidoctor PDF is currently alpha software.
While the converter handles most AsciiDoc content, there’s still work needed to fill in gaps where conversion is incomplete, incorrect or not implemented.
See the milestone v1.5.0 in the issue tracker for details.
Prawn, the Majestic PDF Generator
Asciidoctor PDF is made possible by an amazing Ruby gem named Prawn.
And what a gem it is!
Prawn is a nimble PDF writer for Ruby.
More important, it’s a hackable platform that offers both high level APIs for the most common needs and low level APIs for bending the document model to accommodate special circumstances.
With Prawn, you can write text, draw lines and shapes and place images anywhere on the page and add as much color as you like.
In addition, it brings a fluent API and