WKHTMLtoPDF: Bad Kerning on AWS Lambda

Post-Mortem: 3.5 Hours One 4 year old Github issue 1 obscure blog post about something else that helped I recently wrote an article about how to create a PDF generator API on AWS Lambda using Serverless, Python3, and WKHTMLTOPDF. Building a PDF Generator on AWS Lambda with Python3 and wkhtmltopdf. Sorry for all the acronyms. […]

Building a PDF Generator on AWS Lambda with Python3 and wkhtmltopdf

UPDATE 06/28/2019: For anyone attempting to follow this please read a follow up post about a font bug on the generated PDFs: https://blog.richardkeller.net/wkhtmltopdf-bad-kerning-on-aws-lambda/ Introduction Creating scalable APIs in 2019 is easier than ever before with serverless auto-scaling compute power being widely accessible. In this article I’ll show you how I created a PDF generator API […]