How to convert images to PDF from urls asynchronously for image to PDF API in Python with PDF.co Web API

How to convert images to PDF from urls asynchronously for image to PDF API in Python: Step By Step Instructions

These simple tutorials explain the code material for beginners and advanced programmers who are using Python. Image to PDF API in Python can be applied with PDF.co Web API. 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.

Python code snippet like this for PDF.co Web API works best when you need to quickly implement image to PDF API in your Python application. This sample code in Python is all you need. Just copy-paste it to the code editor, then add a reference to PDF.co Web API and you are ready to try it! Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample Python codes to implement image to PDF API using PDF.co Web API.

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ConvertImagesToPdfFromUrlsAsynchronously.py

      
""" Cloud API asynchronous "PDF To Text" job example. Allows to avoid timeout errors when processing huge or scanned PDF documents. """ import os import requests # pip install requests import time import datetime # The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api API_KEY = "******************************************" # Base URL for PDF.co Web API requests BASE_URL = "https://api.pdf.co/v1" # Direct URLs of image files to convert to PDF document SourceFiles = [ "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/image-to-pdf/image1.png", "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/image-to-pdf/image2.jpg" ] # Destination PDF file name DestinationFile = ".\\result.pdf" # (!) Make asynchronous job Async = True def main(args = None): SourceFileURL = ",".join(SourceFiles) convertImageToPDF(SourceFileURL, DestinationFile) def convertImageToPDF(uploadedFileUrl, destinationFile): """Converts Image To PDF using PDF.co Web API""" # Prepare requests params as JSON # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co parameters = {} parameters["async"] = Async parameters["name"] = os.path.basename(destinationFile) parameters["url"] = uploadedFileUrl # Prepare URL for 'Image To PDF' API request url = "{}/pdf/convert/from/image".format(BASE_URL) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.post(url, data=parameters, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # Asynchronous job ID jobId = json["jobId"] # URL of the result file resultFileUrl = json["url"] # 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. while True: status = checkJobStatus(jobId) # Possible statuses: "working", "failed", "aborted", "success". # Display timestamp and status (for demo purposes) print(datetime.datetime.now().strftime("%H:%M.%S") + ": " + status) if status == "success": # Download result file r = requests.get(resultFileUrl, stream=True) if (r.status_code == 200): with open(destinationFile, 'wb') as file: for chunk in r: file.write(chunk) print(f"Result file saved as \"{destinationFile}\" file.") else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") break elif status == "working": # Pause for a few seconds time.sleep(3) else: print(status) break else: # Show service reported error print(json["message"]) else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") def checkJobStatus(jobId): """Checks server job status""" url = f"{BASE_URL}/job/check?jobid={jobId}" response = requests.get(url, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() return json["status"] else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") return None if __name__ == '__main__': main()

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