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How to read barcode from URL (node for barcode reader API in JavaScript using ByteScout Cloud API Server

How to read barcode from URL (node for barcode reader API in JavaScript: Step By Step Instructions

On this page, you will find sample source codes which show you how to handle a complex task, such as, barcode reader API in JavaScript. Barcode reader API in JavaScript can be applied with ByteScout Cloud API Server. ByteScout Cloud API Server is API server that is ready to use and can be installed and deployed in less than 30 minutes on your own Windows server or server in a cloud. It can save data and files on your local server-based file storage or in Amazon AWS S3 storage. Data is processed solely on the API server and is powered by ByteScout engine, no cloud services or Internet connection is required for data processing..

If you want to speed up the application’s code writing then JavaScript code samples for JavaScript developers help to implement using ByteScout Cloud API Server. For implementation of this functionality, please copy and paste the code below into your app using code editor. Then compile and run your app. Further improvement of the code will make it more robust.

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ReadBarcodeFromUrl.js
      
// Please NOTE: In this sample we're assuming Cloud Api Server is hosted at "https://localhost". // If it's not then please replace this with with your hosting url. var https = require("https"); // Use "npm install request" command to install. var request = require("request"); // Direct URL of source file to search barcodes in. const SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/barcode-reader/sample.pdf"; // Comma-separated list of barcode types to search. // barcode types const BarcodeTypes = "Code128,Code39,Interleaved2of5,EAN13"; // Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. const Pages = ""; // Prepare request to `Barcode Reader` API endpoint var queryPath = `/barcode/read/from/url?types=${BarcodeTypes}&pages=${Pages}&url=${SourceFileUrl}&async=True`; var reqOptions = { host: "localhost", path: encodeURI(queryPath) }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { // Parse JSON response var data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { console.log(`Job #${data.jobId} has been created!`); checkIfJobIsCompleted(data.jobId, data.url); } else { // Service reported error console.log(data.message); } }); }).on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.error(e); }); function checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrlJson) { let queryPath = `/job/check?jobid=${jobId}`; let reqOptions = { host: "localhost", path: encodeURI(queryPath), method: "GET" }; https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { response.setEncoding("utf8"); // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(d); console.log(`Checking Job #${jobId}, Status: ${data.status}, Time: ${new Date().toLocaleString()}`); if (data.status == "working") { // Check again after 3 seconds setTimeout(function(){ checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrlJson);}, 3000); } else if (data.status == "success") { request({ method: 'GET', uri: resultFileUrlJson, gzip: true }, function (error, response, body) { // Parse JSON response let respJsonFileArray = JSON.parse(body); respJsonFileArray.forEach((element) => { console.log("Found barcode:"); console.log(" Type: " + element["TypeName"]); console.log(" Value: " + element["Value"]); console.log(" Document Page Index: " + element["Page"]); console.log(" Rectangle: " + element["Rect"]); console.log(" Confidence: " + element["Confidence"]); console.log(); }, this); }); } else { console.log(`Operation ended with status: "${data.status}".`); } }) }); }

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