How to convert DOC to PDF from URL (node for DOC to PDF API in JavaScript with PDF.co Web API

Learn how to convert DOC to PDF from URL (node to have DOC to PDF API in JavaScript

We’ve created and updating regularly our sample code library so you may quickly learn DOC to PDF API and the step-by-step process in JavaScript. PDF.co Web API was made to help with DOC to PDF API in JavaScript. 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.

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ConvertDocToPdfFromUrl.js
      
var https = require("https"); var path = require("path"); var fs = require("fs"); // The authentication key (API Key). // Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api const API_KEY = "***********************************"; // Direct URL of source DOC or DOCX file. const SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/doc-to-pdf/sample.docx"; // Destination PDF file name const DestinationFile = "./result.pdf"; // Prepare request to `DOC to PDF` API endpoint var queryPath = `/v1/pdf/convert/from/doc?name=${path.basename(DestinationFile)}&url=${SourceFileUrl}`; var reqOptions = { host: "api.pdf.co", path: encodeURI(queryPath), headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY } }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { // Parse JSON response var data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { // Download PDF file var file = fs.createWriteStream(DestinationFile); https.get(data.url, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated PDF file saved as "${DestinationFile}" file.`); }); }); } else { // Service reported error console.log(data.message); } }); }).on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log(e); });

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