Author Topic: Hot Folders & Shell Tools  (Read 124 times)

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nightslayer23

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Hot Folders & Shell Tools
« on: March 02, 2020, 10:53:24 PM »
Hi RTT, is there a way of integrating Shell Tools to work with a say hot folder?

Looking to develop an online portal, customer uploads files, then that triggers Shell Tools scripts to automatically run once file is uploaded...

It would then generate a report which would speak to the software and generate a report of say, pages in file, size, colour coverage etc.. depending on the application.

How would we go about developing this?

RTT

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Re: Hot Folders & Shell Tools
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2020, 12:28:42 AM »
You can code similar scrips directly with the server backend language (e.g. node.js, PHP, etc.).
PDF-ShellTools can be registered as COM server, in order to use the API from any coding language that can use COM objects.