How to convert CSV to PDF from URL asynchronously for CSV to PDF API in C# with PDF.co Web API

Tutorial: how to convert CSV to PDF from URL asynchronously for CSV to PDF API in C#

Today you are going to learn how to convert CSV to PDF from URL asynchronously in C#. PDF.co Web API was made to help with CSV to PDF API in C#. PDF.co Web API is the Rest API that provides set of data extraction functions, tools for documents manipulation, splitting and merging of pdf files. Includes built-in OCR, images recognition, can generate and read barcodes from images, scans and pdf.

C# code samples for C# developers help to speed up the application’s code writing when using PDF.co Web API. This C# sample code should be copied and pasted into your project. After doing this just compile your project and click Run. Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample C# codes to add CSV to PDF API functions using PDF.co Web API in C#.

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Program.cs
      
using System; using System.IO; using System.Net; using System.Threading; using Newtonsoft.Json.Linq; // Cloud API asynchronous "CSV To PDF" job example. // Allows to avoid timeout errors when processing huge or scanned PDF documents. 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 = "***********************************"; // Direct URL of source CSV file. const string SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/csv-to-pdf/sample.csv"; // Destination PDF file name const string DestinationFile = @".\result.pdf"; // (!) Make asynchronous job const bool Async = true; static void Main(string[] args) { // Create standard .NET web client instance WebClient webClient = new WebClient(); // Set API Key webClient.Headers.Add("x-api-key", API_KEY); // Prepare URL for `CSV To PDF` API call string query = Uri.EscapeUriString(string.Format( "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/from/csv?name={0}&url={1}&async={2}", Path.GetFileName(DestinationFile), SourceFileUrl, Async)); try { // Execute request string response = webClient.DownloadString(query); // Parse JSON response JObject json = JObject.Parse(response); if (json["error"].ToObject<bool>() == false) { // Asynchronous job ID string jobId = json["jobId"].ToString(); // URL of generated PDF file that will available after the job completion string resultFileUrl = json["url"].ToString(); // Check the job status in a loop. // If you don't want to pause the main thread you can rework the code // to use a separate thread for the status checking and completion. do { string status = CheckJobStatus(jobId); // Possible statuses: "working", "failed", "aborted", "success". // Display timestamp and status (for demo purposes) Console.WriteLine(DateTime.Now.ToLongTimeString() + ": " + status); if (status == "success") { // Download PDF file webClient.DownloadFile(resultFileUrl, DestinationFile); Console.WriteLine("Generated PDF file saved as \"{0}\" file.", DestinationFile); break; } else if (status == "working") { // Pause for a few seconds Thread.Sleep(3000); } else { Console.WriteLine(status); break; } } while (true); } else { Console.WriteLine(json["message"].ToString()); } } catch (WebException e) { Console.WriteLine(e.ToString()); } webClient.Dispose(); Console.WriteLine(); Console.WriteLine("Press any key..."); Console.ReadKey(); } static string CheckJobStatus(string jobId) { using (WebClient webClient = new WebClient()) { // Set API Key webClient.Headers.Add("x-api-key", API_KEY); string url = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/job/check?jobid=" + jobId; string response = webClient.DownloadString(url); JObject json = JObject.Parse(response); return Convert.ToString(json["status"]); } } } }

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packages.config
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <packages> <package id="Newtonsoft.Json" version="10.0.3" targetFramework="net40" /> </packages>

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