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PDF to text API in JavaScript and ByteScout Cloud API Server

Simple tutorial on how to do PDF to text API in JavaScript

The samples of source code documentation give a quick and simple method to apply a required functionality into your application. ByteScout Cloud API Server was created to assist PDF to text API in JavaScript. 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!.

The below SDK samples describe how to quickly make your application do PDF to text API in JavaScript with the help of ByteScout Cloud API Server. Just copy and paste this JavaScript sample code to your JavaScript application’s code editor, add a reference to ByteScout Cloud API Server (if you haven’t added yet) and you are ready to go! Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample JavaScript codes to add PDF to text API functions using ByteScout Cloud API Server in JavaScript.

On our website you may get trial version of ByteScout Cloud API Server for free. Source code samples are included to help you with your JavaScript application.

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ConvertPdfToTextFromUrl.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"); var path = require("path"); var fs = require("fs"); // Direct URL of source PDF file. const SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/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 TXT file name const DestinationFile = "./result.txt"; // Sample profile that sets advanced conversion options // Advanced options are properties of TextExtractor class from ByteScout Text Extractor SDK used in the back-end: // https://cdn.bytescout.com/help/BytescoutPDFExtractorSDK/html/8a2bae5a-346f-8338-b5aa-6f3522dca0d4.htm const Profiles = '{ "profiles": [ { "profile1": { "TrimSpaces": "False", "PreserveFormattingOnTextExtraction": "True", "Unwrap": "True" } } ] }'; // Prepare request to `PDF To Text` API endpoint var queryPath = `/pdf/convert/to/text?name=${path.basename(DestinationFile)}&password=${Password}&pages=${Pages}&url=${SourceFileUrl}&profiles=${Profiles}&async=True`; var reqOptions = { host: "localhost", path: encodeURI(queryPath) }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { // Parse JSON response var data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { console.log(`Job #${data.jobId} has been created!`); // Process returned job checkIfJobIsCompleted(data.jobId, data.url) } else { // Service reported error console.log(data.message); } }); }).on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log(e); }); function checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl) { 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: ${new Date().toLocaleString()}`); if (data.status == "working") { // Check again after 3 seconds setTimeout(function () { checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl); }, 3000); } else if (data.status == "success") { // Download TXT file var file = fs.createWriteStream(DestinationFile); https.get(resultFileUrl, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated TXT file saved as "${DestinationFile}" file.`); }); }); } else { console.log(`Operation ended with status: "${data.status}".`); } }) }); }

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