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Get bytearray from pdf URL in java

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in Core Java, Java | 0 comments

 
Below code converts pdf from URL to byteArray
It need common-httpClient.jar from apache HttpComponents .
Download link – http://hc.apache.org/downloads.cgi
 

String url= "http://gradcollege.okstate.edu/sites/default/files/PDF_linking.pdf";
byte[] byteArray = null;
HttpClient httpClient =null;
	{
	try 
	{
	httpClient =new httpClient();
	httpGetmethod =new GetMethod(url);
	httpGetmethod.setFollowRedirects(true);
	byteArray = httpGetmethod.getResponseBody();
	}
	catch (Exception ex)
	{
	System.out.println("Error Logs "+ex);
	}
	finally()
	{
		if(httpGetmethod !=null)
		{
		httpGetmethod.releaseConnection();
		}
	}
			
	System.out.println("ByeArray Generated"+new XStream().toXML(byteArray));
}

 

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