How to convert PDF to JSON in jquery async API for PDF to JSON API in JavaScript using PDF.co Web API

How to convert PDF to JSON in jquery async API for PDF to JSON API in JavaScript: Step By Step Tutorial

Sample source codes below will show you how to cope with a difficult task, for example, PDF to JSON API in JavaScript. PDF.co Web API was made to help with PDF to JSON API in JavaScript. 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.

JavaScript code samples for JavaScript developers help to speed up the application’s code writing when using PDF.co Web API. This JavaScript sample code should be copied and pasted into your project. After doing this just compile your project and click Run. Tutorials are available along with installed PDF.co Web API if you’d like to dive deeper into the topic and the details of the API.

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var apiKey, formData, toType, isInline; $(document).ready(function () { $("#resultBlock").hide(); $("#errorBlock").hide(); $("#result").attr("href", '').html(''); }); $(document).on("click", "#submit", function () { $("#resultBlock").hide(); $("#errorBlock").hide(); $("#inlineOutput").text(''); // inline output div $("#status").text(''); // status div apiKey = $("#apiKey").val().trim(); //Get your API key at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api formData = $("#form input[type=file]")[0].files[0]; // file to upload toType = $("#convertType").val(); // output type isInline = $("#outputType").val() == "inline"; // if we need output as inline content or link to output file $("#status").html('Requesting presigned url for upload... &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img src="ajax-loader.gif" />'); $.ajax({ url: 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/file/upload/get-presigned-url?name=test.pdf&contenttype=application/pdf&encrypt=true', type: 'GET', headers: { 'x-api-key': apiKey }, // passing our api key success: function (result) { if (result['error'] === false) { var presignedUrl = result['presignedUrl']; // reading provided presigned url to put our content into $("#status").html('Uploading... &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img src="ajax-loader.gif" />'); $.ajax({ url: presignedUrl, // no api key is required to upload file type: 'PUT', headers: { 'content-type': 'application/pdf' }, // setting to pdf type as we are uploading pdf file data: formData, processData: false, success: function (result) { $("#status").html('Processing... &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img src="ajax-loader.gif" />'); $.ajax({ url: 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/' + toType + '?url=' + presignedUrl + '&encrypt=true&inline=' + isInline + '&async=True', type: 'POST', headers: { 'x-api-key': apiKey }, success: function (result) { if (result.error) { $("#status").text('Error uploading file.'); } else { checkIfJobIsCompleted(result.jobId, result.url); } } }); }, error: function () { $("#status").text('error'); } }); } } }); }); function checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl) { $.ajax({ url: 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/job/check?jobid=' + jobId, type: 'GET', headers: { 'x-api-key': apiKey }, // passing our api key success: function (jobResult) { $("#status").html(jobResult.status + ' &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img src="ajax-loader.gif" />'); if (jobResult.status == "working") { // Check again after 3 seconds setTimeout(function () { checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl) }, 3000); } else if (jobResult.status == "success") { $("#status").text('Done converting.'); $("#resultBlock").show(); if (isInline && toType != "xls" && toType != "xlsx") { $.ajax({ url: resultFileUrl, dataType: 'text', success: function (respText) { $("#inlineOutput").text(respText); } }); } else { $("#result").attr("href", resultFileUrl).html(resultFileUrl); } } } }); }

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