How to read barcode from uploaded file for barcode reader API in PowerShell using PDF.co Web API

How to read barcode from uploaded file for barcode reader API in PowerShell: How To Tutorial

The sample source codes on this page will demonstrate you how to make barcode reader API in PowerShell. PDF.co Web API helps with barcode reader API in PowerShell. PDF.co Web API is the Web API with a set of tools for documents manipulation, data conversion, data extraction, splitting and merging of documents. Includes image recognition, built-in OCR, barcode generation and barcode decoders to decode bar codes from scans, pictures and pdf.

The SDK samples like this one below explain how to quickly make your application do barcode reader API in PowerShell with the help of PDF.co Web API. Open your PowerShell project and simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Test PowerShell sample code examples whether they respond your needs and requirements for the project.

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ReadBarcodeFromUploadedFile.ps1
      
# The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api $API_KEY = "***********************************" # Source file name $SourceFile = ".\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 $BarcodeTypes = "Code128,Code39,Interleaved2of5,EAN13" # Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. $Pages = "" # 1. RETRIEVE THE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD THE FILE. # * If you already have a direct file URL, skip to the step 3. # Prepare URL for `Get Presigned URL` API call $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name=" + ` [System.IO.Path]::GetFileName($SourceFile) $query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query) try { # Execute request $jsonResponse = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $query if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) { # Get URL to use for the file upload $uploadUrl = $jsonResponse.presignedUrl # Get URL of uploaded file to use with later API calls $uploadedFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url # 2. UPLOAD THE FILE TO CLOUD. $r = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Put -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY; "content-type" = "application/octet-stream" } -InFile $SourceFile -Uri $uploadUrl if ($r.StatusCode -eq 200) { # 3. READ BARCODES FROM UPLOADED FILE # Prepare URL for `Barcode Reader` API call $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/barcode/read/from/url?types=$($BarcodeTypes)&pages=$($Pages)&url=$($uploadedFileUrl)" $query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query) # Execute request $jsonResponse = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $query if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) { # Display found barcodes in console foreach ($barcode in $jsonResponse.barcodes) { Write-Host "Found barcode:" Write-Host " Type: $($barcode.TypeName)" Write-Host " Value: $($barcode.Value)" Write-Host " Document Page Index: $($barcode.Page)" Write-Host " Rectangle: $($barcode.Rect)" Write-Host " Confidence: $($barcode.Confidence)" Write-Host "" } } else { # Display service reported error Write-Host $jsonResponse.message } } else { # Display request error status Write-Host $r.StatusCode + " " + $r.StatusDescription } } else { # Display service reported error Write-Host $jsonResponse.message } } catch { # Display request error Write-Host $_.Exception }

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@echo off powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& .\ReadBarcodeFromUploadedFile.ps1" echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel% pause

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