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

Follow this simple tutorial to learn convert PDF to text from URL (node to have PDF to text API in JavaScript

Quick guide:Learn how to convert PDF to text from URL (node 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!.

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. This sample code in JavaScript is all you need. Just copy-paste it to the code editor, then add a reference to ByteScout Cloud API Server and you are ready to try it! Writing JavaScript application mostly includes various stages of the software development so even if the functionality works please check it with your data and the production environment.

Our website provides free trial version of ByteScout Cloud API Server that gives source code samples to assist with your JavaScript project.

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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"; // Prepare request to `PDF To Text` API endpoint var queryPath = `/pdf/convert/to/text?name=${path.basename(DestinationFile)}&password=${Password}&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 #${data.jobId} has been created!`); // Process returned job checkIfJobIsCompleted(data.jobId, data.url) } else { // Service reported error console.log(data.message); } }); }).on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log(e); }); function checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl) { let queryPath = `/job/check?jobid=${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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