How to split PDF from uploaded file for PDF splitting API in VB.NET using PDF.co Web API

How to split PDF from uploaded file for PDF splitting API in VB.NET: Step By Step Tutorial

These source code samples are listed and grouped by their programming language and functions they use. PDF splitting API in VB.NET can be implemented 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.

This rich sample source code in VB.NET for PDF.co Web API includes the number of functions and options you should do calling the API to implement PDF splitting API. Open your VB.NET project and simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample VB.NET codes to add PDF splitting API functions using PDF.co Web API in VB.NET.

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Module1.vb
      
Imports System.IO Imports System.Net Imports Newtonsoft.Json.Linq Module Module1 ' The authentication key (API Key). ' Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api Const API_KEY As String = "***********************************" ' Source PDF file to split const SourceFile as String = ".\sample.pdf" ' Comma-separated list of page numbers (or ranges) to process. Example: '1,3-5,7-'. const Pages as String = "1-2,3-" Sub Main() ' Create standard .NET web client instance Dim webClient As WebClient = New WebClient() ' Set API Key webClient.Headers.Add("x-api-key", API_KEY) ' 1. RETRIEVE THE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD THE FILE. ' * If you already have a direct file URL, skip to the step 3. ' Prepare URL for `Get Presigned URL` API call Dim query As string = Uri.EscapeUriString(string.Format( "https://api.pdf.co/v1/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name={0}", Path.GetFileName(SourceFile))) Try ' Execute request Dim response As string = webClient.DownloadString(query) ' Parse JSON response Dim json As JObject = JObject.Parse(response) If json("error").ToObject(Of Boolean) = False Then ' Get URL to use for the file upload Dim uploadUrl As string = json("presignedUrl").ToString() ' Get URL of uploaded file to use with later API calls Dim uploadedFileUrl As string = json("url").ToString() ' 2. UPLOAD THE FILE TO CLOUD. webClient.Headers.Add("content-type", "application/octet-stream") webClient.UploadFile(uploadUrl, "PUT", SourceFile) ' You can use UploadData() instead if your file is byte array or Stream ' 3. SPLIT UPLOADED PDF ' Prepare URL for `Split PDF` API call query = Uri.EscapeUriString(String.Format( "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/split?pages={0}&url={1}", Pages, uploadedFileUrl)) ' Execute request response = webClient.DownloadString(query) ' Parse JSON response json = JObject.Parse(response) If json("error").ToObject(Of Boolean) = False Then ' Download generated PDF files Dim part As Integer = 1 For Each token As JToken In json("urls") Dim resultFileUrl As string = token.ToString() Dim localFileName As String = String.Format(".\part{0}.pdf", part) webClient.DownloadFile(resultFileUrl, localFileName) Console.WriteLine("Downloaded ""{0}"".", localFileName) part = part + 1 Next Else Console.WriteLine(json("message").ToString()) End If End If Catch ex As WebException Console.WriteLine(ex.ToString()) End Try webClient.Dispose() Console.WriteLine() Console.WriteLine("Press any key...") Console.ReadKey() End Sub End Module

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packages.config
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <packages> <package id="Newtonsoft.Json" version="10.0.3" targetFramework="net40" /> </packages>

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