About AppGyver and PDF.co

AppGyver is a professional no-code platform that enables you to build apps for all form factors, including mobile, desktop, browser, TV, and others. Composer Pro produces highly optimized React Native apps, with access to all native device capabilities by visually combining the hundreds of logic functions that are built, there’s literally no limit to what you can create.

PDF.co is an automation and API platform for PDF, Barcodes, Data Extraction, and Data Transformations. It also provides online tools for performing essential PDF-related functionalities such as
splitting/merging PDF, document parsing, filling PDF forms, HTML to PDF conversation, PDF data extraction to various formats, barcode reader, PDF conversion, etc.

How to Convert PDF to XLS

Step 1: Create a New Project

  • First, log into your AppGyver account and click on the Create New button.

Step 2: Click Data Menu

  • Next, click on the Data menu and add data resource. Then, fill out the highlighted fields.
  • Then, type in your desired Resource ID name and add the Resource URL. You can get the resource URL here.
  • Under the HTTP Header, enter Content-Type for the first Key and  application/json as the Value.
  • For the second Key, type x-api-key  and add  PDF.co API Key for the Value. You can get the API Key in your PDF.co dashboard.

Click Data Menu

Step 3: Create Record and Schema

  • Click on the Create Record tab and open the Schema menu.
  • Kindly select the Custom schema for Create record (POST) request schema and add the PDF to XLS API parameters as properties

Create Record and Schema

Step 4: Test Menu and Custom Object

  • Now, click on the Test menu and the Custom Object properties.

Test Menu and Custom Object

Step 5: Add Sample Values

Let’s add the sample values

  • For the Async field, set it to false. If you want to run processing asynchronously, set it to true.
  • For the URL field, input the direct URL of the source file.

Add Sample Values

Step 6: Click on Run Test Button

  • After adding the sample values, click on the Run Test button to see the result. Then, copy the URL and paste it into your browser to view the output.

Click on Run Test Button

Step 7: PDF to XLS Output

  • Here’s the converted XLS output
Converted XLS Output
Converted XLS Output

In this tutorial, you learned how to integrate PDF.co and Appgyver. You learned how to use the PDF.co Web API to convert PDF to XLS. You also learned how to set up AppGyver and convert PDF documents to XLS files.

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