Split PDF From URL Asynchronously | PowerShell | PDF Splitting APIByteScout PDF Extractor SDK

Split PDF From URL Asynchronously | PowerShell | PDF Splitting API

run.bat:

@echo off

powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& .\SplitPdfFromUrlAsynchronously.ps1"
echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel%

pause
        

SplitPdfFromUrlAsynchronously.ps1:

# Cloud API asynchronous "Split PDF" job example.
# Allows to avoid timeout errors when processing huge or scanned PDF documents.

# The authentication key (API Key).
# Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api
$API_KEY = "***********************************"

# Source PDF file to split
$SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-split/sample.pdf"
# Comma-separated list of page numbers (or ranges) to process. Example: '1,3-5,7-'.
$Pages = "1-2,3-"
# (!) Make asynchronous job
$Async = $true


# Prepare URL for `Split PDF` API call
$query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/split"

# Prepare request body (will be auto-converted to JSON by Invoke-RestMethod)
# See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co
$body = @{
    "pages" = $Pages
    "url" = $SourceFileUrl
    "async" = $Async
} | ConvertTo-Json

try {
    # Execute request
    $response = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Post -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY; "Content-Type" = "application/json" } -Body $body -Uri $query

    $jsonResponse = $response.Content | ConvertFrom-Json

    if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) {
        # Asynchronous job ID
        $jobId = $jsonResponse.jobId
        # URL of generated JSON file available after the job completion; it will contain URLs of result PDF files.
        $resultJsonFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url

        # Check the job status in a loop. 
        do {
            $statusCheckUrl = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/job/check?jobid=" + $jobId
            $jsonStatus = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $statusCheckUrl

            # Display timestamp and status (for demo purposes)
            Write-Host "$(Get-date): $($jsonStatus.status)"

            if ($jsonStatus.status -eq "success") {
                # Download JSON file with URLs of result PDF files
                $jsonPdfUrls = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $resultJsonFileUrl

                # Download generated PDF files
                $part = 1;
                foreach ($url in $jsonPdfUrls) {
                    $localFileName = ".\part$($part).pdf"

                    # Download PDF file
                    Invoke-WebRequest -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -OutFile $localFileName -Uri $url

                    Write-Host "Downloaded `"$($localFileName)`""
                    $part++
                }
                break
            }
            elseif ($jsonStatus.status -eq "working") {
                # Pause for a few seconds
                Start-Sleep -Seconds 3
            }
            else {
                Write-Host $jsonStatus.status
                break
            }
        }
        while ($true)
    }
    else {
        # Display service reported error
        Write-Host $jsonResponse.message
    }
}
catch {
    # Display request error
    Write-Host $_.Exception
}