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mimeograph

CoffeeScript lib for PDF OCR and text extraction.

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Description

mimeograph is a simple CoffeeScript library to extract text and create searchable pdf files, OCRing where necessary. Each individual step in the process is a separate coffee-resque job allowing for interesting scaling options.

System Requirements

  • poppler-utils (pdftotext)
  • libtiff
  • Leptonica
  • tesseract v3.01 (svn trunk)
  • ImageMagick
  • Extactiamge (hocr2pdf)

Install

$ git clone git@github.com:morologous/mimeograph.git
$ cd mimeograph
$ make link

Running

Usage:
  mimeograph [OPTIONS] [ID] filename

  -h, --help         Displays options
  -v, --version      Shows certain's version.
  -w, --workers      Number of workers to create. (Default: 5)
  -s, --start        Starts a Mimeograph daemon.
  -p, --process      Kicks of the processing of a new file.
      --port         Redis port. (Default: Redis' default)
      --host         Redis host. (Default: Redis' default)

v0.1.4


eg.  mimeograph -p test/test.pdf
     mimeograph -w 10 -s

License

MIT License

Copyright (c) 2011 Sean McDaniel

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

Author: Sean McDaniel

Author: Jason Yankus