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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Process Files with the iLovePDF API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Process Files action
    1. Connect your iLovePDF account
    2. Optional- Configure File URLs
    3. Optional- Configure File Paths
    4. Select a Tool
    5. Optional- Configure Extra Parameters
    6. Optional- Configure Output Filename
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

This is a pre-built, source-available component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Process Files on iLovePDF
Description:Process one or more files with the desired tool. [See the documentation](https://developer.ilovepdf.com/docs/api-reference)
Version:0.0.1
Key:ilovepdf-process-files

Code

import ilovepdf from "../../ilovepdf.app.mjs";
import FormData from "form-data";
import fs from "fs";
import { ConfigurationError } from "@pipedream/platform";

export default {
  key: "ilovepdf-process-files",
  name: "Process Files",
  description: "Process one or more files with the desired tool. [See the documentation](https://developer.ilovepdf.com/docs/api-reference)",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ilovepdf,
    fileUrls: {
      propDefinition: [
        ilovepdf,
        "fileUrls",
      ],
    },
    filePaths: {
      propDefinition: [
        ilovepdf,
        "filePaths",
      ],
    },
    tool: {
      propDefinition: [
        ilovepdf,
        "tool",
      ],
    },
    extraParameters: {
      type: "object",
      label: "Extra Parameters",
      description: "Any extra parameters to be passed. Values will be parsed as JSON when applicable. [Refer to the documentation for the extra parameters of each tool](https://developer.ilovepdf.com/docs/api-reference#Process).",
      optional: true,
    },
    outputFilename: {
      type: "string",
      label: "Output Filename",
      description: "If specified, the name of the file that will be written to the `/tmp` folder. Defaults to the download filename returned by the API.",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
      fileUrls, filePaths, tool, extraParameters, outputFilename,
    } = this;

    const { token } = await this.ilovepdf.getAuthToken({
      $,
    });

    // Start a new task
    const {
      server, task,
    } = await this.ilovepdf.startTask({
      $,
      token,
      tool,
    });

    if (!filePaths?.length && !fileUrls.length) {
      throw new ConfigurationError("You must provide either a File Path or File URL");
    }

    const fileNames = [
      ...filePaths ?? [],
      ...fileUrls ?? [],
    ].map((f) => f.split("/").pop());

    // Upload the files
    const pathUploads = (filePaths ?? []).map(async (filePath) => {
      const formData = new FormData();
      formData.append("task", task);

      const content = fs.createReadStream(filePath.includes("tmp/")
        ? filePath
        : `/tmp/${filePath}`);
      formData.append("file", content);
      const headers = {
        "Content-Type": `multipart/form-data; boundary=${formData._boundary}`,
      };
      return this.ilovepdf.uploadFile({
        $,
        token,
        server,
        data: formData,
        headers,
      });
    });

    const urlUploads = (fileUrls ?? []).map(async (fileUrl) => {
      return this.ilovepdf.uploadFile({
        $,
        token,
        server,
        data: {
          task,
          cloud_file: fileUrl,
        },
        headers: {
          "Content-Type": "application/json",
        },
      });
    });

    const uploadResponses = await Promise.all([
      ...pathUploads,
      ...urlUploads,
    ]);

    const serverFilenames = uploadResponses.map((response) => response?.server_filename);

    // Process the files
    const processResponse = await this.ilovepdf.processFiles({
      $,
      server,
      token,
      data: {
        task,
        tool,
        files: serverFilenames.map((value, index) => (
          {
            server_filename: value,
            filename: fileNames[index],
          }
        )),
        ...Object.fromEntries(Object.entries(extraParameters ?? {}).map(([
          key,
          value,
        ]) => {
          try {
            return [
              key,
              JSON.parse(value),
            ];
          } catch (e) {
            return [
              key,
              value,
            ];
          }
        })),
      },
    });

    // Download the processed file
    const downloadResponse = await this.ilovepdf.downloadFiles({
      $,
      token,
      server,
      task,
      responseType: "arraybuffer",
    });

    const filePath = outputFilename?.includes?.("tmp/")
      ? outputFilename
      : `/tmp/${outputFilename ?? processResponse.download_filename}`;

    await fs.promises.writeFile(filePath, Buffer.from(downloadResponse));

    $.export("$summary", `Successfully processed ${processResponse.output_filenumber} files`);
    return {
      processResponse,
      downloadResponse,
      filePath,
    };
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
iLovePDFilovepdfappThis component uses the iLovePDF app.
File URLsfileUrlsstring[]

The URL(s) of the file(s) to be processed.

File PathsfilePathsstring[]

The path(s) to file(s) in the /tmp directory. See the documentation on working with files.

TooltoolstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:compressmergesplitpdfjpgimagepdfunlockpagenumberwatermarkofficepdfrepairrotateprotectpdfavalidatepdfahtmlpdfextract
Extra ParametersextraParametersobject

Any extra parameters to be passed. Values will be parsed as JSON when applicable. Refer to the documentation for the extra parameters of each tool.

Output FilenameoutputFilenamestring

If specified, the name of the file that will be written to the /tmp folder. Defaults to the download filename returned by the API.

Authentication

iLovePDF uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your iLovePDF account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to iLovePDF APIs in both code and no-code steps.

Sign in to your iLovePDF developer account. Navigate to Projects, and you will find your Public Key and Secret Key under API Keys.

About iLovePDF

iLovePDF is an online service to work with PDF files completely free and easy to use. Merge PDF, split PDF, compress PDF, office to PDF, and more.

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