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

Learn in simple ways: How to convert PDF to text from uploaded file (node for PDF to text API in JavaScript

This page displays the code samples for programming in JavaScript. ByteScout Cloud API Server was designed 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!.

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ConvertPdfToTextFromUploadedFile.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"; // 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 TEXT convertPdfToText(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=${path.basename(SourceFile)}`; let reqOptions = { host: "localhost", path: encodeURI(queryPath) }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { let data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { // Return presigned url we received resolve([data.presignedUrl, data.url]); } else { // Service reported error console.log("getPresignedUrl(): " + data.message); } }); }) .on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log("getPresignedUrl(): " + e); }); }); } function uploadFile(localFile, uploadUrl) { return new Promise(resolve => { fs.readFile(SourceFile, (err, data) => { request({ method: "PUT", url: uploadUrl, body: data, headers: { "Content-Type": "application/octet-stream" } }, (err, res, body) => { if (!err) { resolve(); } else { console.log("uploadFile() request error: " + e); } }); }); }); } function convertPdfToText(uploadedFileUrl, password, pages, destinationFile) { // Prepare request to `PDF To Text` API endpoint var queryPath = `/pdf/convert/to/text?name=${path.basename(destinationFile)}&password=${password}&pages=${pages}&url=${uploadedFileUrl}&async=True`; let reqOptions = { host: "localhost", path: encodeURI(queryPath), method: "GET" }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { response.setEncoding("utf8"); // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { console.log(`Job #${data.jobId} has been created!`); // Process returned job checkIfJobIsCompleted(data.jobId, data.url, destinationFile) } else { // Service reported error console.log("convertPdfToText(): " + data.message); } }); }) .on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log("convertPdfToText(): " + e); }); } function checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl, destinationFile) { 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: ${new Date().toLocaleString()}`); if (data.status == "working") { // Check again after 3 seconds setTimeout(function(){ checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl, destinationFile); }, 3000); } else if (data.status == "success") { // Download TXT file var file = fs.createWriteStream(destinationFile); https.get(resultFileUrl, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated TXT file saved as "${destinationFile}" file.`); }); }); } else { console.log(`Operation ended with status: "${data.status}".`); } }) }); }

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