How to optimize PDF from URL (node for PDF optimization API in JavaScript using PDF.co Web API

How to optimize PDF from URL (node for PDF optimization API in JavaScript: Step By Step Tutorial

The sample source codes on this page will demonstrate you how to make PDF optimization API in JavaScript. PDF.co Web API helps with PDF optimization 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.

JavaScript code snippet like this for PDF.co Web API works best when you need to quickly implement PDF optimization API in your JavaScript application. This JavaScript sample code should be copied and pasted into your project. After doing this just compile your project and click Run. Test JavaScript sample code examples whether they respond your needs and requirements for the project.

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OptimizePdfFromUrl.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 PDF file. const SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-optimize/sample.pdf"; // PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. const Password = ""; // Destination PDF file name const DestinationFile = "./result.pdf"; // Prepare request to `Optimize PDF` API endpoint var queryPath = `/v1/pdf/optimize?name=${path.basename(DestinationFile)}&password=${Password}&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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