Dynamic Barcode Generator Tutorial
The IDAutomation Dynamic Barcode Generator Service is a professional
grade, online barcode generation cloud service that is hosted and managed
by IDAutomation with a
99.98% uptime guarantee. It creates dynamic GIF, JPEG or 1 bit BMP
images that are streamed directly
into an application. This service can easily create barcodes in any
application or operating system that can access a URL, with implementation
as easy as using the IMG tag. This service can also be used as a hosted
version of the IDAutomation
Java Barcode Servlet or the
Streaming Barcode Server for IIS.
Installation & Use
Once an order is processed, the email address associated with the
order will receive an email containing a
unique URL for the Dynamic
Barcode Generator Service. You may test this URL by copying and pasting
the full URL into a web browser. Load the page and a default barcode
image will be created.
For example, clicking
creates a demo barcode image. This unique URL should be used in place
of the demo URL and implemented as described in the
Streaming Barcode Implementation section of the Barcode Server for
the Dynamic Barcode Generator
The Dynamic Barcode Generator Service may be customized according to
- The Dynamic Barcode Generator is easily implemented, as described
Streaming Barcode Implementation section of the Barcode Server
for IIS User Guide.
- The data encoded may be changed by adding
?D= to the end of the URL, for
Properties may be changed by adding
&PropertyName= to the URL. For
NOTE: IDAutomation does not recommend changing properties
unless the default values must be changed.
- To transition from the free/demo version to the purchased version,
simply replace http://bcgen.com/demo/linear-dbgs.aspx
with the unique URL provided via email upon order completion.
- SSL encryption is enabled by changing "http" to "https".
Customizing the Barcode Creator
allow easy generation of barcodes from the web with several options.
- After your order is approved,
download the Barcode Creator Templates. Within this ZIP file,
extract the barcode creator files that are to be customized.
- Open this file in a webpage editor or a text editor and locate
the line starting with "var myurl = " and replace the name of this
file in quotes with your unique URL.
- Open the template file locally in your browser and verify the
barcode appears without the watermark. The webpage may be run locally
or from a web server. Internet access is required when running the
templates locally because the actual barcode is streamed into the
template from BCGen.com.
- To further customize the template with default values and other
options offered in the
available properties and parameters, modify the HTML and onApply()
Free Generator, Creator & Online Demo
Dynamic Online Barcode Generator is a hosted version of the
Streaming Barcode Server for IIS perpetually licensed product. This free
version may be used to test and evaluate the implementation of the ASP Barcode
Server for IIS product without installation. The
paid subscription excludes
the watermark that exists in the free version and includes IDAutomation's
99.98% SaaS uptime guarantee.
The Free Dynamic Barcode Generator URLs:
Free Barcode Creators:
Easy to use
creators are also online. These use the Dynamic Barcode Generator
to create a barcode image that may be easily saved or pasted into an
application. The free version of this product will include a watermark
under the barcode and is not to be removed. After purchasing the
templates of these webpages may be
customized with your
unique URL to eliminate the watermark
and allow modification of default values and
The Free Barcode Image Creators:
| QR Code
The service may be tested by accessing the URL directly. For example,
should create a barcode image.
For additional assistance,
open an incident for technical support.
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