How to read barcode from URL for barcode reader API in cURL with PDF.co Web API

Tutorial: how to read barcode from URL for barcode reader API in cURL

Every ByteScout tool contains example cURL source codes that you can find here or in the folder with installed ByteScout product. PDF.co Web API was made to help with barcode reader API in cURL. PDF.co Web API is the flexible Web API that includes full set of functions from e-signature requests to data extraction, OCR, images recognition, pdf splitting and pdf splitting. Can also generate barcodes and read barcodes from images, scans and pdf.

CURL code snippet like this for PDF.co Web API works best when you need to quickly implement barcode reader API in your cURL application. This cURL sample code should be copied and pasted into your project. After doing this just compile your project and click Run. Code testing will allow the function to be tested and work properly with your data.

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ReadBarcodeFromURL.cmd
      
@echo off :: Path of the cURL executable set CURL="curl.exe" :: The authentication key (API Key). :: Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api set API_KEY=*********************************** :: Direct URL of source file to search barcodes in. set SOURCE_FILE_URL=https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/barcode-reader/sample.pdf :: Comma-separated list of barcode types to search. :: See valid barcode types in the documentation https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api/1.0/barcode/read_from_url.html set BARCODE_TYPES=Code128,Code39,Interleaved2of5,EAN13 :: Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. set PAGES= :: Prepare URL for `Barcode Reader` API endpoint set QUERY="https://api.pdf.co/v1/barcode/read/from/url?types=%BARCODE_TYPES%&pages=%PAGES%&url=%SOURCE_FILE_URL%" :: Perform request and save response to a file %CURL% -# -X GET -H "x-api-key: %API_KEY%" %QUERY% >response.json :: Display the response type response.json :: Use any convenient way to parse JSON response and get information about decoded barcodes. echo. pause

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