How to get PDF info from URL for PDF information API in cURL and PDF.co Web API
How to get PDF info from URL in cURL with easy ByteScout code samples to make PDF information API. Step-by-step tutorial
On this page you will learn from code samples for programming in cURL. PDF.co Web API was made to help with PDF information API in cURL. PDF.co Web API is the Web API with a set of tools for documents manipulation, data conversion, data extraction, splitting and merging of documents. Includes image recognition, built-in OCR, barcode generation and barcode decoders to decode bar codes from scans, pictures and pdf.
You will save a lot of time on writing and testing code as you may just take the code below and use it in your application. This cURL sample code should be copied and pasted into your project. After doing this just compile your project and click Run. Use of PDF.co Web API in cURL is also explained in the documentation included along with the product.
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@echo off :: Path of the cURL executable set CURL="curl.exe" :: The authentication key (API Key). :: Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api set API_KEY=*********************************** :: Direct URL of PDF file to get information set SOURCE_FILE_URL=https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-info/sample.pdf :: Prepare URL for `PDF Info` API call set QUERY="https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/info?url=%SOURCE_FILE_URL%" :: Perform request and save response to a file %CURL% -# -X GET -H "x-api-key: %API_KEY%" %QUERY% >response.json :: Display the response type response.json :: Use any convenient way to parse JSON response and get information about PDF file echo. pause
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