Cloud API – PDF Information – C# – Get PDF Info From URL

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Cloud API – PDF Information – C# – Get PDF Info From URL

Program.cs

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Net;
using Newtonsoft.Json.Linq;

namespace ByteScoutWebApiExample
{
	class Program
	{
		// (!) If you are getting '(403) Forbidden' error please ensure you have set the correct API_KEY
		
		// The authentication key (API Key).
		// Get your own by registering at https://secure.bytescout.com/users/sign_up
		const String API_KEY = "***********************************";
		
		// Direct URL of PDF file to get information
		const string SourceFileURL = "https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/bytescout-com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-info/sample.pdf";
		
		static void Main(string[] args)
		{
			// Create standard .NET web client instance
			WebClient webClient = new WebClient();

			// Set API Key
			webClient.Headers.Add("x-api-key", API_KEY);

			// Prepare URL for `PDF Info` API call
			string query = Uri.EscapeUriString(string.Format(
				"https://bytescout.io/v1/pdf/info?url={0}", 
				SourceFileURL));

			try
			{
				// Execute request
				string response = webClient.DownloadString(query);

				// Parse JSON response
				JObject json = JObject.Parse(response);

				if (json["error"].ToObject<bool>() == false)
				{
					// Display PDF document information
					foreach (JToken token in json["info"])
					{
						JProperty property = (JProperty) token;
						Console.WriteLine("{0}: {1}", property.Name, property.Value);
					}
				}
				else
				{
					Console.WriteLine(json["message"].ToString());
				}
			}
			catch (WebException e)
			{
				Console.WriteLine(e.ToString());
			}

			webClient.Dispose();


			Console.WriteLine();
			Console.WriteLine("Press any key...");
			Console.ReadKey();
		}
	}
}


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