Get PDF Info From URL | VB.NET | PDF Information APIByteScout PDF SDK

Get PDF Info From URL | VB.NET | PDF Information API

Module1.vb:

VB
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Net
Imports Newtonsoft.Json.Linq

Module Module1

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

    ' Direct URL of PDF file to get information
    Const SourceFileURL As String = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-info/sample.pdf"
    ' Comma-separated list of barcode types to search. 
    ' See valid barcode types in the documentation https://secure.bytescout.com/cloudapi.html#api-Default-barcodeReadFromUrlGet
    Const BarcodeTypes As String = "Code128,Code39,Interleaved2of5,EAN13"
    ' Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'.
    Const Pages As String = ""

    Sub Main()

        ' Create standard .NET web client instance
        Dim webClient As WebClient = New WebClient()

        ' Set API Key
        webClient.Headers.Add("x-api-key", API_KEY)

        ' Prepare URL for `PDF Info` API call
        Dim query As String = Uri.EscapeUriString(String.Format(
            "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/info?url={0}", 
            SourceFileURL))

        Try
            ' Execute request
            Dim response As String = webClient.DownloadString(query)

            ' Parse JSON response
            Dim json As JObject = JObject.Parse(response)

            If json("error").ToObject(Of Boolean) = False Then

                ' Display PDF document information
                For Each token As JToken In json("info")
                    Dim [property] as JProperty = token
                    Console.WriteLine("{0}: {1}", [property].Name, [property].Value)
                Next

            Else 
                Console.WriteLine(json("message").ToString())
            End If

        Catch ex As WebException
            Console.WriteLine(ex.ToString())
        End Try

        webClient.Dispose()


        Console.WriteLine()
        Console.WriteLine("Press any key...")
        Console.ReadKey()

    End Sub

End Module