PDF to XML API in JavaScript and PDF.co Web API

Simple tutorial on how to do PDF to XML API in JavaScript

Writing of the code to PDF to XML API in JavaScript can be done by developers of any level using PDF.co Web API. PDF.co Web API was made to help with PDF to XML 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.

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ConvertPdfToXmlFromFile.js
      
/*jshint esversion: 6 */ var https = require("https"); var path = require("path"); var fs = require("fs"); // `request` module is required for file upload. // Use "npm install request" command to install. var request = require("request"); // The authentication key (API Key). // Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api const API_KEY = "**************************************"; // Source PDF file const SourceFile = "./sample-rotated.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 XML file name const DestinationFile = "./result.xml"; // Sample profile that sets advanced conversion options // Advanced options are properties of XMLExtractor class from ByteScout PDF Extractor SDK used in the back-end: // https://cdn.bytescout.com/help/BytescoutPDFExtractorSDK/html/87ce5fa6-3143-167d-abbd-bc7b5e160fe5.htm /* Valid RotationAngle values: 0 - no rotation 1 - 90 degrees 2 - 180 degrees 3 - 270 degrees */ const Profiles = '{ "profiles": [{ "profile1": { "RotationAngle": 1 } } ] }'; // Prepare URL for `PDF To XML` API call var query = `https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/xml`; let reqOptions = { uri: query, headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY }, formData: { name: path.basename(DestinationFile), password: Password, pages: Pages, file: fs.createReadStream(SourceFile), profiles:Profiles } }; // Send request request.post(reqOptions, function (error, response, body) { if (error) { return console.error("Error: ", error); } // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(body); if (data.error == false) { // Download XML file var file = fs.createWriteStream(DestinationFile); https.get(data.url, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated XML file saved as "${DestinationFile}" file.`); }); }); } else { // Service reported error console.log("Error: " + data.message); } });

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