PDF to CSV API in VB.NET using PDF.co Web API

How to use PDF.co Web API for PDF to CSV API in VB.NET

These source code samples are listed and grouped by their programming language and functions they use. PDF.co Web API was made to help with PDF to CSV API in VB.NET. 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.

VB.NET code snippet like this for PDF.co Web API works best when you need to quickly implement PDF to CSV API in your VB.NET application. To do PDF to CSV API in your VB.NET project or application you may simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample VB.NET codes to implement PDF to CSV API using PDF.co Web API.

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Module1.vb
      
Imports System.IO Imports System.Net Imports System.Threading Imports Newtonsoft.Json.Linq ' Cloud API asynchronous "PDF To CSV" job example. ' Allows to avoid timeout errors when processing huge or scanned PDF documents. Module Module1 ' The authentication key (API Key). ' Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api Const API_KEY As String = "********************************" ' Direct URL of source PDF file. Const SourceFileUrl As String = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-csv/sample.pdf" ' Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. Const Pages As String = "" ' PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. Const Password As String = "" ' Destination CSV file name Const DestinationFile As String = ".\result.csv" ' Sample profile that sets advanced conversion options. ' Advanced options are properties of CSVExtractor class from ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK used in the back-end: ' https://cdn.bytescout.com/help/BytescoutPDFExtractorSDK/html/87ce5fa6-3143-167d-abbd-bc7b5e160fe5.htm ReadOnly Profiles As String = File.ReadAllText("profile.json") 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) ' Prepare URL for `PDF To CSV` API call Dim query As String = Uri.EscapeUriString(String.Format( "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/csv?name={0}&password={1}&pages={2}&url={3}&profiles={4}", Path.GetFileName(DestinationFile), Password, Pages, SourceFileUrl, Profiles)) 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 of generated CSV file Dim resultFileUrl = json("url").ToString() ' Download CSV file webClient.DownloadFile(resultFileUrl, DestinationFile) Console.WriteLine("Generated CSV file saved as {0}", DestinationFile) Else Console.WriteLine(json("message").ToString()) 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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