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

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

Every ByteScout tool contains example PHP source codes that you can find here or in the folder with installed ByteScout product. PDF.co Web API helps with barcode generator API in PHP. 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.

Fast application programming interfaces of PDF.co Web API for PHP plus the instruction and the code below will help to learn how to generate barcode. This PHP sample code should be copied and pasted into your project. After doing this just compile your project and click Run. Use of PDF.co Web API in PHP is also explained in the documentation included along with the product.

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get-barcode.php

      
<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="UTF-8"> <title>PDF Extractor Results</title> </head> <body> <?php // Get submitted form data $apiKey = $_POST["apiKey"]; // The authentication key (API Key). Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api $barcodeType = $_POST["barcodeType"]; $barcodeValue = $_POST["inputValue"]; // Create URL $url = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/barcode/generate"; // Prepare requests params $parameters = array(); $parameters["value"] = $barcodeValue; $parameters["type"] = $barcodeType; // Create Json payload $data = json_encode($parameters); // Create request $curl = curl_init(); curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array("x-api-key: " . $apiKey, "Content-type: application/json")); curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_URL, $url); curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_POST, true); curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1); curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $data); // Execute request $result = curl_exec($curl); if (curl_errno($curl) == 0) { $status_code = curl_getinfo($curl, CURLINFO_HTTP_CODE); if ($status_code == 200) { $json = json_decode($result, true); if ($json["error"] == false) { $resultFileUrl = $json["url"]; // Display generated image echo "<div><h2>Result:</h2><img src=" . $resultFileUrl . "></div>"; } else { // Display service reported errors echo "<p>Error: " . $json["message"] . "</p>"; } } else { // Display request error echo "<p>Status code: " . $status_code . "</p>"; echo "<p>" . $result . "</p>"; } } else { // Display CURL error echo "Error: " . curl_error($curl); } // Cleanup curl_close($curl); ?> </body> </html>

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