How to validate a PDF Document in Node.JS

Since you are here, you probably don’t need me to tell you why PDF validation is important. Instead, you need a quick and easy solution to this problem so you can stop being distracted from more important matters. I’m here to give you just that: PDF document validation in Node.JS in just minutes.

To start, use npm install with this command, allowing setup of our API client.

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

Next we will access the following function from the API.

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.ValidateDocumentApi();var inputFile = "/path/to/file"; // File | Input file to perform the operation on.var callback = function(error, data, response) {if (error) {console.error(error);} else {console.log('API called successfully. Returned data: ' + data);}};apiInstance.validateDocumentPdfValidation(inputFile, callback);

Now if we input a PDF into validateDocumentPdfValidation, you will see that we have already finished. The API will inform us of its validity, or of any errors that interfere with its use. No problem.

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