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Uses Electron to render any webpage (by URL) to a PDF. Works for websites rendered in the browser with JavaScript.

Installation and Usage

Get with NPM:

# local for one project
npm install --save-exact epdf

# global for CLI
npm install --global epdf

Epdf can be used as a Node.js library or from the command line.

Programmatic API

const {render} = require('epdf')

render({url: 'https://my-awesome-website' /* other settings */})
  .then(buffer => {
    // buffer contains rendered PDF in binary form
  .catch(error => {
    // ...

render takes the same args as the CLI. To see the available settings, run $(npm bin)/epdf --help (for local install) or epdf --help (for global install).

The value returned by render can be used as a promise, but is actually a Future from the Posterus library. You can stop it by calling .deinit(), which immediately closes the Electron process.

const {render} = require('epdf')

const future = render(settings)
  .mapResult(buffer => {})
  .mapError(error => {})

// Stops the whole thing


# for global install

# for local install
$(npm bin)/epdf

# get help
epdf --help

# to stdout
epdf --url <some-url>

# to file
epdf --url <some-url> --out <some-file>