Access the adobe form pdf data in abap or java programs

Hi,
We created an adobe form, with few text boxes, and emailed to user for filing his data into the pdf file.
He filled the text boxes and saved the pdf, and sent back the pdf file by mail.
Now our requirement is:
we need to read the values entered by the user in pdf and update in certain ztables using abap or java.
case 1: using abap
How can abap program read the entries/values in pdf.
is there any doc/blog that shows how to access the adobe form data in abap.
do we need to use/install any software for this.
case 2: using java
Is it possible to read/retrive the adobe form data into java. once the data is into java program, i can utilise the data for several puposes.

using ABAP:
check the program: FP_PDF_TEST_03
This program reads the data from Adobe into XML format.
After this you have to read the data from XML format into ABAP(hope you know how to convert XML to ABAP or simply google it).
Thanks,
Chandra

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