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How to Generate Barcodes Using Java, Barcodes Example

Core Java » On Nov 17, 2012 { 8 Comments } By Sivateja

Let us see how to generate Barcodes with java, we have different types of barcodes, among them i am going to explain about ‘Code 128‘ type :-)

Files Required

  • iText.jar [ Make sure you have iText jar file in your class path ]
  • Install Barcode scanner in your Smart Phone to test, whether its working perfectly or not


I am going to explain much about iText API as we already explained clearly at Creating PDF with Java and iText

  • At line number 19, specifying my output file
  • At line number 24,25,26 created Barcode128 class object and added required data to be appeared in my Barcode
  • That’s it.

Mobile Output

Its working fine ;)

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8 Responses to “How to Generate Barcodes Using Java, Barcodes Example”
  1. Kamal says:

    Respected Sir,
    I am involving in J2EE software development project using struts2 frame work for web tier and I like to use barcode scanner to retrieve product detail, for that purpose I it need barcode generating of all products as I would like mention that I am interested in linear barcode generation. Please help me how I generate barcode and how I keep it in our persistence table like products_dtl table and retrieve it from for query purpose.

  2. shruti says:

    i want to print continuous stickers on pdf by retriving unique enrollment from database in java using itextpdf with 3 column and 7 rows in my one page. so that i can print it and make sticker formate

  3. kushalkumar says:

    Hi sir,
    I want to generate the barcode for the selected outgoing or incoming document once i select and click on the barcode .

  4. Kalyan says:

    Worked perfectly thanks Siva.

  5. Nirmala says:

    How to Generate Barcodes Using Java with Dynamic data

  6. Nirmala says:

    i want to print stickers on pdf by retriving unique id from database in java using itextpdf in my PDF page. so that i can print it and make sticker formate.

  7. Nidhi says:

    Please provide us which JAR files we have to import.


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