How to convert PDF to JSON from uploaded file for PDF to JSON API in Python and PDF.co Web API

Learn to write code convert PDF to JSON from uploaded file for PDF to JSON API in Python: Simple How To Tutorial

Every ByteScout tool includes sample Python source codes that you can find here or in the folder with installed ByteScout product. PDF to JSON API in Python can be applied 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 simple and easy to understand sample source code in Python for PDF.co Web API contains different functions and options you should do calling the API to implement PDF to JSON API. This Python sample code can be used by copying and pasting into your project. Once done,just compile your project and click Run. Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample Python codes to add PDF to JSON API functions using PDF.co Web API in Python.

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ConvertPdfToJSONFromUploadedFile.py

      
import os import requests # pip install requests # The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api API_KEY = "******************************************" # Base URL for PDF.co Web API requests BASE_URL = "https://api.pdf.co/v1" # Source PDF file SourceFile = ".\\sample.pdf" # Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. Pages = "" # PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. Password = "" # Destination JSON file name DestinationFile = ".\\result.json" def main(args = None): uploadedFileUrl = uploadFile(SourceFile) if (uploadedFileUrl != None): convertPdfToJson(uploadedFileUrl, DestinationFile) def convertPdfToJson(uploadedFileUrl, destinationFile): """Converts PDF To Json using PDF.co Web API""" # Prepare URL for 'PDF To Json' API request url = "{}/pdf/convert/to/json?name={}&password={}&pages={}&url={}".format( BASE_URL, os.path.basename(destinationFile), Password, Pages, uploadedFileUrl ) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.get(url, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY, "content-type": "application/octet-stream" }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # Get URL of result file resultFileUrl = json["url"] # Download result file r = requests.get(resultFileUrl, stream=True) if (r.status_code == 200): with open(destinationFile, 'wb') as file: for chunk in r: file.write(chunk) print(f"Result file saved as \"{destinationFile}\" file.") else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") else: # Show service reported error print(json["message"]) else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") def uploadFile(fileName): """Uploads file to the cloud""" # 1. RETRIEVE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD FILE. # Prepare URL for 'Get Presigned URL' API request url = "{}/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name={}".format( BASE_URL, os.path.basename(fileName)) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.get(url, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # URL to use for file upload uploadUrl = json["presignedUrl"] # URL for future reference uploadedFileUrl = json["url"] # 2. UPLOAD FILE TO CLOUD. with open(fileName, 'rb') as file: requests.put(uploadUrl, data=file, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY, "content-type": "application/octet-stream" }) return uploadedFileUrl else: # Show service reported error print(json["message"]) else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") return None if __name__ == '__main__': main()

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