How to convert PDF to HTML from URL (node for PDF to HTML API in JavaScript with PDF.co Web API

How to convert PDF to HTML from URL (node in JavaScript with easy ByteScout code samples to make PDF to HTML API. Step-by-step tutorial

The sample source codes on this page will demonstrate you how to make PDF to HTML API in JavaScript. PDF to HTML API in JavaScript can be implemented with PDF.co Web API. 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.

This rich sample source code in JavaScript for PDF.co Web API includes the number of functions and options you should do calling the API to implement PDF to HTML API. Open your JavaScript project and simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! This basic programming language sample code for JavaScript will do the whole work for you in implementing PDF to HTML API in your app.

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ConvertPdfToHtmlFromUrl.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-to-html/sample.pdf"; // Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. const Pages = ""; // PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. const Password = ""; // Destination HTML file name const DestinationFile = "./result.html"; // Set to `true` to get simplified HTML without CSS. Default is the rich HTML keeping the document design. const PlainHtml = false; // Set to `true` if your document has the column layout like a newspaper. const ColumnLayout = false; // Prepare request to `PDF To HTML` API endpoint var queryPath = `/v1/pdf/convert/to/html?name=${path.basename(DestinationFile)}&password=${Password}&pages=${Pages}` + `&simple=${PlainHtml}&columns=${ColumnLayout}&url=${SourceFileUrl}&async=True`; 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) { console.log(`Job #${data.jobId} has been created!`); // Process returned job checkIfJobIsCompleted(data.jobId, data.url); } else { // Service reported error console.log(data.message); } }); }).on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log(e); }); function checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl) { let queryPath = `/v1/job/check?jobid=${jobId}`; let reqOptions = { host: "api.pdf.co", path: encodeURI(queryPath), method: "GET", headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY } }; https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { response.setEncoding("utf8"); // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(d); console.log(`Checking Job #${jobId}, Status: ${data.status}, Time: ${new Date().toLocaleString()}`); if (data.status == "working") { // Check again after 3 seconds setTimeout(function(){ checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl); }, 3000); } else if (data.status == "success") { // Download HTML file var file = fs.createWriteStream(DestinationFile); https.get(resultFileUrl, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated HTML file saved as "${DestinationFile}" file.`); }); }); } else { console.log(`Operation ended with status: "${data.status}".`); } }) }); }

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