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Integrating DocuVieware in your Java client application

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The purpose of this tutorial is to highlight the integration of the DocuVieware control into a client application, so please first be sure to follow the Serving DocuVieware through a REST API tutorial.
The source code of both REST service implementation and integration are available in your [INSTALL FOLDER]\Samples\ASP.NET\DocuVieware\ folder.

DocuVieware™ only requires its own resources, one JavaScript file and one CSS file, both can be found in your [SDK INSTALL DIR]\Redist\DocuVieware (Resources)\ folder. In the following examples, it will be assumed that they are available locally.

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<script src="docuvieware-min.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="docuvieware-min.css">

The last thing required is the complete and accurate URL your REST service is reachable at.

For this tutorial it is assumed that the service is locally running on the machine using the port 62968. The complete URL to the method is http://localhost:62968/api/DocuViewareREST/GetDocuViewareControl.
Be careful: your own implementation will most probably differ, especially the port that is usually randomly selected upon project creation by Visual Studio so be sure to adapt the URL to your configuration.

 Integration using Java

There are various ways to access a REST service using Java. In this code sample Apache HttpClient and JSON-java libraries are used, but other alternatives exist.

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 * This project is built with the following libraries:
 *  - JSONS-java :
 *  - Apache HttpClient :
import java.util.logging.Level;
import java.util.logging.Logger;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpPost;
import org.apache.http.entity.StringEntity;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.DefaultHttpClient;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;
import org.json.JSONException;
import org.json.JSONObject;
  * @author ORPALIS
public class Rest_consume {
    public static final int HTTP_OK = 200;

    public static void main() {
         try {
             DefaultHttpClient httpClient = new DefaultHttpClient();
             HttpPost postRequest = new HttpPost("http://localhost:62968/api/DocuViewareREST/GetDocuViewareControl");
             StringEntity data = new StringEntity(getDocuViewareConfiguration());
            HttpResponse response = httpClient.execute(postRequest);
            if (response.getStatusLine().getStatusCode() != HTTP_OK) {
                 throw new RuntimeException("Failed : HTTP error code : " + response.getStatusLine().getStatusCode());
             JSONObject output = new JSONObject(EntityUtils.toString(response.getEntity(), "UTF-8"));
             String html = output.getString("HtmlContent");
         } catch (Exception ex) {
             Logger.getLogger(Rest_consume.class.getName()).log(Level.SEVERE, null, ex);

    public static String getDocuViewareConfiguration() {
         try {
             JSONObject docuViewareConfig = new JSONObject();
             docuViewareConfig.put("SessionId", "mySessionId"); //Set to an arbitrary value, should be replaced by the session identifier from your session mechanism
             docuViewareConfig.put("ControlId", "DocuVieware1");
             docuViewareConfig.put("AllowPrint", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("EnablePrintButton", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("AllowUpload", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("EnableFileUploadButton", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("CollapsedSnapIn", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("ShowAnnotationsSnapIn", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("EnableRotateButtons", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("EnableZoomButtons", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("EnablePageViewButtons", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("EnableMultipleThumbnailSelection", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("EnableMouseModeButtons", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("EnableFormFieldsEdition", true);
             docuViewareConfig.put("EnableTwainAcquisitionButton", true);
             return docuViewareConfig.toString();
         } catch (Exception ex) {
             Logger.getLogger(Rest_consume.class.getName()).log(Level.SEVERE, null, ex);
         return null;
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