How to generate barcode for barcode generator API in C# with PDF.co Web API

How to generate barcode for barcode generator API in C#: Step By Step Tutorial

Today you are going to learn how to generate barcode in C#. PDF.co Web API helps with barcode generator API in C#. PDF.co Web API is the Rest API that provides set of data extraction functions, tools for documents manipulation, splitting and merging of pdf files. Includes built-in OCR, images recognition, can generate and read barcodes from images, scans and pdf.

This rich sample source code in C# for PDF.co Web API includes the number of functions and options you should do calling the API to implement barcode generator API. Sample code in C# is all you need. Copy-paste it to your the code editor, then add a reference to PDF.co Web API and you are ready to try it! Test C# sample code examples whether they respond your needs and requirements for the project.

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Program.cs
      
using System; using System.IO; using System.Net; using Newtonsoft.Json.Linq; namespace ByteScoutWebApiExample { class Program { // The authentication key (API Key). // Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api const String API_KEY = "***********************************"; // Result file name const string ResultFileName = @".\barcode.png"; // Barcode type. See valid barcode types in the documentation https://secure.bytescout.com/cloudapi.html#api-Default-barcodeGenerateGet const string BarcodeType = "Code128"; // Barcode value const string BarcodeValue = "qweasd123456"; static void Main(string[] args) { // Create standard .NET web client instance WebClient webClient = new WebClient(); // Set API Key webClient.Headers.Add("x-api-key", API_KEY); // Prepare URL for `Barcode Generator` API call string query = Uri.EscapeUriString(string.Format( "https://api.pdf.co/v1/barcode/generate?name={0}&type={1}&value={2}", Path.GetFileName(ResultFileName), BarcodeType, BarcodeValue)); try { // Execute request string response = webClient.DownloadString(query); // Parse JSON response JObject json = JObject.Parse(response); if (json["error"].ToObject<bool>() == false) { // Get URL of generated barcode image file string resultFileURI = json["url"].ToString(); // Download the image file webClient.DownloadFile(resultFileURI, ResultFileName); Console.WriteLine("Generated barcode saved to \"{0}\" file.", ResultFileName); } else { Console.WriteLine(json["message"].ToString()); } } catch (WebException e) { Console.WriteLine(e.ToString()); } webClient.Dispose(); Console.WriteLine(); Console.WriteLine("Press any key..."); Console.ReadKey(); } } }

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packages.config
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <packages> <package id="Newtonsoft.Json" version="10.0.3" targetFramework="net40" /> </packages>

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