Working with GroupDocs.Assembly Engine
About this section
The articles in this section will be talking about technical concepts to be considered when creating document templates in order to generate your required reports. After going through this section, hopefully you will understand the template syntax, composing expressions and other syntax elements. Additionally, we’ll also discuss how GroupDocs.Assembly engine reads the syntax, evaluates the expressions to populate with assigned data and then generates your desired report according to your business needs.
At a glance
Steps you follow
In a nutshell, you will follow these steps when using GroupDocs.Assembly Engine:
- Create a data source in one of the supported data formats.
- Create a template conforming to the supported syntax and expressions.
- Pass the data source and the template to the Engine.
The actions by GroupDocs.Assembly Engine
As a result of passing template and data source, the Engine will perform following actions:
- Sequentially evaluate the expressions against the passed data source object.
- Process the results of the expressions according to their roles.
- Replace the corresponding tags with appropriate contents.