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

How to convert PDF to HTML from URL (node for PDF to HTML API in JavaScript: Step By Step Tutorial

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 HTML API in JavaScript. 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 JavaScript 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 JavaScript is also explained in the documentation included along with the product.

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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}`; 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 HTML file var file = fs.createWriteStream(DestinationFile); https.get(data.url, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated HTML 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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