How to get invoice info from uploaded file (node for invoice parser API in JavaScript using PDF.co Web API

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Quick guide:Learn how to get invoice info from uploaded file (node in JavaScript. PDF.co Web API was designed to assist invoice parser API in JavaScript. PDF.co Web API is the flexible Web API that includes full set of functions from e-signature requests to data extraction, OCR, images recognition, pdf splitting and pdf splitting. Can also generate barcodes and read barcodes from images, scans and pdf.

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GetInvoiceInfoFromUploadedFile.js
      
/*jshint esversion: 6 */ var https = require("https"); var path = require("path"); var fs = require("fs"); // `request` module is required for file upload. // Use "npm install request" command to install. var request = require("request"); // The authentication key (API Key). // Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api const API_KEY = "***********************************"; // Source PDF file to get information const SourceFile = "./sample.pdf"; // 1. RETRIEVE THE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD THE FILE. getPresignedUrl(API_KEY, SourceFile) .then(([uploadUrl, uploadedFileUrl]) => { // 2. UPLOAD THE FILE TO CLOUD. uploadFile(API_KEY, SourceFile, uploadUrl) .then(() => { // 3. GET INFORMATION FROM UPLOADED FILE getPdfInfo(API_KEY, uploadedFileUrl); }) .catch(e => { console.log(e); }); }) .catch(e => { console.log(e); }); function getPresignedUrl(apiKey, localFile) { return new Promise(resolve => { // Prepare request to `Get Presigned URL` API endpoint let queryPath = `/v1/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name=${path.basename(SourceFile)}`; let reqOptions = { host: "api.pdf.co", path: encodeURI(queryPath), headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY } }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { let data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { // Return presigned url we received resolve([data.presignedUrl, data.url]); } else { // Service reported error console.log("getPresignedUrl(): " + data.message); } }); }) .on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log("getPresignedUrl(): " + e); }); }); } function uploadFile(apiKey, localFile, uploadUrl) { return new Promise(resolve => { fs.readFile(SourceFile, (err, data) => { request({ method: "PUT", url: uploadUrl, body: data, headers: { "Content-Type": "application/octet-stream" } }, (err, res, body) => { if (!err) { resolve(); } else { console.log("uploadFile() request error: " + e); } }); }); }); } function getPdfInfo(apiKey, uploadedFileUrl) { // Prepare URL for `Invoice Parser` API call var queryPath = `/v1/pdf/invoiceparser?url=${uploadedFileUrl}&inline=True`; let reqOptions = { host: "api.pdf.co", path: encodeURI(queryPath), method: "GET", headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY } }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { response.setEncoding("utf8"); // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { // Display PDF document information for (var key in data.body) { console.log(`${key}: ${data.info[key]}`); } } else { // Service reported error console.log("getPdfInfo(): " + data.message); } }); }) .on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log("getPdfInfo(): " + e); }); }

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