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How to convert PDF to JSON from uploaded file (node for PDF to JSON API in JavaScript: Step By Step Instructions

This page displays the step-by-step instructions and algorithm of how to convert PDF to JSON from uploaded file (node and how to apply it in your application. PDF to JSON API in JavaScript can be applied with ByteScout Cloud API Server. ByteScout Cloud API Server is the ready to deploy Web API Server that can be deployed in less than thirty minutes into your own in-house Windows server (no Internet connnection is required to process data!) or into private cloud server. Can store data on in-house local server based storage or in Amazon AWS S3 bucket. Processing data solely on the server using built-in ByteScout powered engine, no cloud services are used to process your data!.

Use the code displayed below in your application to save a lot of time on writing and testing code. For implementation of this functionality, please copy and paste the code below into your app using code editor. Then compile and run your app. Want to see how it works with your data then code testing will allow the function to be tested and work properly.

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ConvertPdfToJsonFromUploadedFile.js
      
/*jshint esversion: 6 */ // 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"); var path = require("path"); var fs = require("fs"); // `request` module is required for file upload. // Use "npm install request" command to install. var request = require("request"); // Source PDF file const SourceFile = "./sample.pdf"; // Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. const Pages = ""; // PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. const Password = ""; // Destination JSON file name const DestinationFile = "./result.json"; // 1. RETRIEVE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD FILE. getPresignedUrl(SourceFile) .then(([uploadUrl, uploadedFileUrl]) => { // 2. UPLOAD THE FILE TO CLOUD. uploadFile(SourceFile, uploadUrl) .then(() => { // 3. CONVERT UPLOADED PDF FILE TO JSON convertPdfToJson(uploadedFileUrl, Password, Pages, DestinationFile); }) .catch(e => { console.log(e); }); }) .catch(e => { console.log(e); }); function getPresignedUrl(localFile) { return new Promise(resolve => { // Prepare request to `Get Presigned URL` API endpoint let queryPath = `/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name=${path.basename(SourceFile)}`; let reqOptions = { host: "localhost", path: encodeURI(queryPath) }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { let data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { // Return presigned url we received resolve([data.presignedUrl, data.url]); } else { // Service reported error console.log("getPresignedUrl(): " + data.message); } }); }) .on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log("getPresignedUrl(): " + e); }); }); } function uploadFile(localFile, uploadUrl) { return new Promise(resolve => { fs.readFile(SourceFile, (err, data) => { request({ method: "PUT", url: uploadUrl, body: data, headers: { "Content-Type": "application/octet-stream" } }, (err, res, body) => { if (!err) { resolve(); } else { console.log("uploadFile() request error: " + e); } }); }); }); } function convertPdfToJson(uploadedFileUrl, password, pages, destinationFile) { // Prepare request to `PDF To JSON` API endpoint var queryPath = `/pdf/convert/to/json?name=${path.basename(destinationFile)}&password=${password}&pages=${pages}&url=${uploadedFileUrl}`; let reqOptions = { host: "localhost", path: encodeURI(queryPath), method: "GET" }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { response.setEncoding("utf8"); // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { // Download JSON file var file = fs.createWriteStream(destinationFile); https.get(data.url, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated JSON file saved as "${destinationFile}" file.`); }); }); } else { // Service reported error console.log("convertPdfToJson(): " + data.message); } }); }) .on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log("convertPdfToJson(): " + e); }); }

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