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PDF.co Web API – HTML To PDF API – C# – Generate PDF Invoice From HTML Template

Program.cs

[csharp]
using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Net;
using Newtonsoft.Json.Linq;

namespace ByteScoutWebApiExample
{
class Program
{
// The authentication key (API Key).
// Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api
const String API_KEY = “***********************************”;

static void Main(string[] args)
{
// HTML template
string template = File.ReadAllText(@”.\invoice_template.html”);
// Data to fill the template
string templateData = File.ReadAllText(@”.\invoice_data.json”);
// Destination PDF file name
string destinationFile = @”.\result.pdf”;

// Create standard .NET web client instance
WebClient webClient = new WebClient();

// Set API Key
webClient.Headers.Add(“x-api-key”, API_KEY);

try
{
// Prepare URL for `HTML to PDF` API call
string request = Uri.EscapeUriString(string.Format(
“https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/from/html?name={0}”,
Path.GetFileName(destinationFile)));

// Prepare request body in JSON format
JObject jsonObject = new JObject(
new JProperty(“html”, template),
new JProperty(“templateData”, templateData));

webClient.Headers.Add(“Content-Type”, “application/json”);

// Execute request
string response = webClient.UploadString(request, jsonObject.ToString());

// Parse JSON response
JObject json = JObject.Parse(response);

if (json[“error”].ToObject() == false)
{
// Get URL of generated PDF file
string resultFileUrl = json[“url”].ToString();

webClient.Headers.Remove(“Content-Type”); // remove the header required for only the previous request

// Download the PDF file
webClient.DownloadFile(resultFileUrl, destinationFile);

Console.WriteLine(“Generated PDF document saved as \”{0}\” file.”, destinationFile);
}
else
{
Console.WriteLine(json[“message”].ToString());
}
}
catch (WebException e)
{
Console.WriteLine(e.ToString());
}

webClient.Dispose();

Console.WriteLine();
Console.WriteLine(“Press any key to exit…”);
Console.ReadKey();
}
}
}

[/csharp]


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