How to transform an XML Document with XSLT into a new XML Document in Node.JS

I’m just going to come out and say it: today’s tutorial topic is so dry and boring that we are going to skip it entirely. Why go through the drudgery when I can just show you how to use an API to get the same results in a small fraction of the time?

To use our API, we will need to install its client:

npm install cloudmersive-convert-api-client --save

Then our results are just a function call away:

var CloudmersiveConvertApiClient = require('cloudmersive-convert-api-client');var defaultClient = CloudmersiveConvertApiClient.ApiClient.instance;// Configure API key authorization: Apikeyvar Apikey = defaultClient.authentications['Apikey'];Apikey.apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY';// Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)//Apikey.apiKeyPrefix = 'Token';var apiInstance = new CloudmersiveConvertApiClient.ConvertDataApi();var inputFile = "/path/to/file"; // File | Input XML file to perform the operation on.var transformFile = "/path/to/file"; // File | Input XSLT file to use to transform the input XML file.var callback = function(error, data, response) {if (error) {console.error(error);} else {console.log('API called successfully. Returned data: ' + data);}};apiInstance.convertDataXmlTransformWithXsltToXml(inputFile, transformFile, callback);

And finally, we just need to input our XML file to be transformed and the XLST file as well. Your return will be the transformed file, easy as that.

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There’s an API for that. Cloudmersive is a leader in Highly Scalable Cloud APIs.

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