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Split PDF From Uploaded File (Node.js) - JavaScript

PDF Split sample in JavaScript demonstrating ā€˜Split PDF From Uploaded File (Node.js)ā€™

app.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
const API_KEY = "***********************************";


// Source PDF file to split
const SourceFile = "./sample.pdf";
// Comma-separated list of page numbers (or ranges) to process. Example: '1,3-5,7-'.
const Pages = "1-2,3-";


// 1. RETRIEVE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD FILE.
getPresignedUrl(API_KEY, SourceFile)
    .then(([uploadUrl, uploadedFileUrl]) => {
        // 2. UPLOAD THE FILE TO CLOUD.
        uploadFile(API_KEY, SourceFile, uploadUrl)
            .then(() => {
                // 3. SPLIT UPLOADED PDF
                splitPdf(API_KEY, uploadedFileUrl, Pages);
            })
            .catch(e => {
                console.log(e);
            });
    })
    .catch(e => {
        console.log(e);
    });


function getPresignedUrl(apiKey, localFile) {
    return new Promise(resolve => {
        // Prepare request to `Get Presigned URL` API endpoint
        let queryPath = `/v1/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name=${path.basename(SourceFile)}`;
        let reqOptions = {
            host: "api.pdf.co",
            path: encodeURI(queryPath),
            headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY }
        };
        // Send request
        https.get(reqOptions, (response) => {
            response.on("data", (d) => {
                let data = JSON.parse(d);
                if (data.error == false) {
                    // Return presigned url we received
                    resolve([data.presignedUrl, data.url]);
                }
                else {
                    // Service reported error
                    console.log("getPresignedUrl(): " + data.message);
                }
            });
        })
            .on("error", (e) => {
                // Request error
                console.log("getPresignedUrl(): " + e);
            });
    });
}

function uploadFile(apiKey, localFile, uploadUrl) {
    return new Promise(resolve => {
        fs.readFile(SourceFile, (err, data) => {
            request({
                method: "PUT",
                url: uploadUrl,
                body: data,
                headers: {
                    "Content-Type": "application/octet-stream"
                }
            }, (err, res, body) => {
                if (!err) {
                    resolve();
                }
                else {
                    console.log("uploadFile() request error: " + e);
                }
            });
        });
    });
}

function splitPdf(apiKey, uploadedFileUrl, pages) {
    // Prepare request to `Make Searchable PDF` API endpoint
    var queryPath = `/v1/pdf/split`;

    // JSON payload for api request
    var jsonPayload = JSON.stringify({
        pages: pages, url: uploadedFileUrl
    });

    var reqOptions = {
        host: "api.pdf.co",
        method: "POST",
        path: queryPath,
        headers: {
            "x-api-key": apiKey,
            "Content-Type": "application/json",
            "Content-Length": Buffer.byteLength(jsonPayload, 'utf8')
        }
    };
    // Send request
    var postRequest = https.request(reqOptions, (response) => {
        response.on("data", (d) => {
            response.setEncoding("utf8");
            // Parse JSON response
            let data = JSON.parse(d);
            if (data.error == false) {
                // Download generated PDF files
                var part = 1;
                data.urls.forEach((url) => {
                    var localFileName = `./part${part}.pdf`;
                    var file = fs.createWriteStream(localFileName);
                    https.get(url, (response2) => {
                        response2.pipe(file)
                            .on("close", () => {
                                console.log(`Generated PDF file saved as "${localFileName}" file.`);
                            });
                    });
                    part++;
                }, this);
            }
            else {
                // Service reported error
                console.log("readBarcodes(): " + data.message);
            }
        });
    })
        .on("error", (e) => {
            // Request error
            console.log("readBarcodes(): " + e);
        });

    // Write request data
    postRequest.write(jsonPayload);
    postRequest.end();
}

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