How to convert web page to PDF from link asynchronously for HTML to PDF API in PowerShell and PDF.co Web API

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ConvertWebPageToPdfFromLinkAsynchronously.ps1
      
# Cloud API asynchronous "Web Page To PDF" job example. # Allows to avoid timeout errors when processing huge or scanned PDF documents. # The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api $API_KEY = "***********************************" # URL of web page to convert to PDF document. $SourceUrl = "http://www.usa.gov" # Destination PDF file name $DestinationFile = ".\result.pdf" # (!) Make asynchronous job $Async = $true # Prepare URL for `Web Page to PDF` API call $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/from/url?name=$(Split-Path $DestinationFile -Leaf)&url=$($SourceUrl)&async=$($Async)" $query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query) try { # Execute request $jsonResponse = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $query if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) { # Asynchronous job ID $jobId = $jsonResponse.jobId # URL of generated PDF file that will available after the job completion $resultFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url # Check the job status in a loop. do { $statusCheckUrl = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/job/check?jobid=" + $jobId $jsonStatus = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $statusCheckUrl # Display timestamp and status (for demo purposes) Write-Host "$(Get-date): $($jsonStatus.status)" if ($jsonStatus.status -eq "success") { # Download PDF file Invoke-WebRequest -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -OutFile $DestinationFile -Uri $resultFileUrl Write-Host "Generated PDF file saved as `"$($DestinationFile)`" file." break } elseif ($jsonStatus.status -eq "working") { # Pause for a few seconds Start-Sleep -Seconds 3 } else { Write-Host $jsonStatus.status break } } while ($true) } 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 "& .\ConvertWebPageToPdfFromLinkAsynchronously.ps1" echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel% pause

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