Convert JSON to PDF in Node.js

Converting JSON(JavaScript Object Notation) to PDF(Portable Document Format) using Node.js is a pivotal process in web development, offering enhanced data presentation and accessibility. By transforming JSON data into PDF documents, developers can ensure improved readability, standardized formatting, and a professional look for reports or documents. GroupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for Node.js offers a wide range of methods and properties that users can consume to programmatically develop a JSON to PDF converter. Furthermore, the efficiency of Node.js as makes it an ideal choice for automating this conversion process and streamlines the JSON to PDF conversion using GroupDocs.Conversion. So, with a few lines of JavaScript code snippet, you can give your business a competitive edge.

We will cover the following points in this guide:

JSON to PDF Converter - API Installation

This section demonstrates the installation steps of GroupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for Node.js. You can leverage this enterprise-level library to convert JSON to PDF. To install this library, run the following command into terminal/CMD:

npm install groupdocs-conversion-cloud

After the successful installation, make sure you have the API credentials(i.e. Client ID and Client Secret). You may visit this short tutorial to see how to get the API credentials.

Convert JSON to PDF in Node.js

Let’s write a code snippet to convert JSON to PDF programmatically. Please be aware, that we have uploaded a source JSON file to our API Cloud dashboard which you can upload manually or programmatically by calling this UploadFile method.

The following are the steps:

  • Get the groupdocs-conversion-cloud module into your project.
  • Initialize an object of the ConvertApi with the API credentials.
  • Instantiate an instance of the ConvertSettings class and set the values such as filePath, format, storageName, and outputPath.
  • Initialize the object of the ConvertDocumentRequest class with the object of the ConvertSettings class.
  • Call the convertDocument method to convert JSON to PDF.

Copy & paste the following code into your main file to convert JSON to PDF in Node.js:

You will see the newly generated file in the API Cloud dashboard which you can download manually or programmatically.

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Free JSON to PDF Conversion App

GroupDocs.Conversion not only offers Cloud SDKs but also comes up with an online tool to convert JSON to PDF online. Moreover, it is lightweight, super-efficient, and provides robust JSON to PDF conversion. Above all, there is no fee or account creation needed to use this tool.

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This brings us to the end of this blog post. We have learned how to convert JSON to PDF in Node.js and we also have gone through the code snippet and the steps. This article will help you if you want to build a JSON to PDF converter for your business app. Further, do not miss the documentation and the GitHub repo if want to explore a complete stack of features.

Also, we recommend you visit the Getting Started Guide.

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Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

Is it possible to convert JSON to PDF?

You can convert JSON to PDF in Node.js using GroupDocs.Conversion. Please visit this link to learn about the implementation.

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