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How to convert PDF to text from file (node for PDF to text API in JavaScript using ByteScout Cloud API Server

Learn to write code convert PDF to text from file (node for PDF to text API in JavaScript: Simple How To Tutorial

We regularly create and update our sample code library so you may quickly learn PDF to text API and the step-by-step process in JavaScript. ByteScout Cloud API Server helps with 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!.

Use the code displayed below in your application to save a lot of time on writing and testing code. Open your JavaScript project and simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Check JavaScript sample code examples to see if they respond to your needs and requirements for the project.

Trial version of ByteScout is available for free download from our website. This and other source code samples for JavaScript and other programming languages are available.

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ConvertPdfToTextFromFile_AsyncApi.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 TXT file name const DestinationFile = "./result.txt"; // Prepare request uri for `PDF To Text` API endpoint var query = `https://localhost/pdf/convert/to/text`; let reqOptions = { uri: query, formData: { name: path.basename(DestinationFile), pages: Pages, password: Password, async: 'True', file: fs.createReadStream(SourceFile) }, }; // Send request request.post(reqOptions, function (error, response, body) { if (error) { return console.error("Error: ", error); } // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(body); console.log(`Job #${data.jobId} has been created!`); checkIfJobIsCompleted(data.jobId, data.url); }); function checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl) { let queryPath = `/job/check?jobid=${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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