Barcode Guide for SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services)

IDAutomation.com provides several professional-grade products for implementing barcodes in Microsoft® SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and Report Builder with flexible license agreements to meet a variety of needs including small company licenses and royalty-free developer licenses.

Recommended Solutions:
Options Advantages | Disadvantages Barcode Types
Native Generation Option:
Tutorial:
Native Barcode Generator Tutorial
Native Generator Video
Product:
SSRS Native Barcode Generator
Prices:
Developer Licenses from $490
  • Supports SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) 2008 R2 and up.
  • Embeds the barcode generator natively in the report without any dependencies.
  • Draws the barcode image from a standard system font using patented technology.
  • This product purchase also includes the Script Generator, which supports additional symbologies.
Script Generation Option:
Tutorial:
Streaming Barcodes into SSRS
Product:
SSRS Script Generator
Prices:
Developer Licenses from $490
  • Supports SQL Server Reporting Services 2005 and up.
  • Easy implementation with a single script that runs on IIS.
  • Full source code to the script is included with purchase.
  • Requires access to the server streaming the barcodes.
Hosted SaaS Option:
Tutorial:
Streaming Barcodes into SSRS
Product:
SSRS Barcode Generator Service
Prices:
Developer Licenses from $690
  • Supports SQL Server Reporting Services 2005 and up.
  • 99.98% uptime guarantee - high-performance and fault-tolerant with multiple servers in different geographic locations. (System Status)
  • Full source code to the script is included with purchase.
  • Requires access to the Internet.

Additional Integration Options:

The following chart may be used to review additional options:

Integration Options Advantages & Disadvantages Barcode Types
Tutorial:
Add barcode images to reports from a .NET Forms Control
Product:

.NET Forms Control & DLL
Prices:
Developer Licenses from
$790
  • Compatible with SQL Server 2000 and up, with Visual Studio 2003 and up, including Reporting Services 2014 and Visual Studio 2012. Not compatible with Report Builder.
  • Adds barcodes to reports as images in BMP, JPEG, GIF or PNG format.
  • Complex installation; requires modification of RSPreviewPolicy.config and rssrvpolicy.config.
Tutorial:
Using barcode fonts with the font encoder assembly
Product:

Barcode Fonts with the .NET Font Encoder Assembly
Prices:
Developer Licenses from
$790
  • Compatible with SQL Server Reporting Services 2000 and up. Not compatible with Report Builder.
  • Compatible with low resolution 203 dpi thermal printers.
  • This SSRS RDL Barcode solution adds barcodes to Reporting Services using IDAutomation's barcode fonts and the .NET Encoder Assembly.
  • Uses barcode fonts which may also be utilized in other applications; over 30 font integration tools are provided.
  • Complex installation; requires modification of RSPreviewPolicy.config and rssrvpolicy.config.
Tutorial:
Using barcode fonts with the SSRS font formula encoder
Product:

Barcode Fonts with the Native Font Encoder Generator
Prices:
Developer Licenses from
$790
  • Compatible with SSRS Report Builder 3 and Report Designer from Visual Studio 2008 R2 and up; both RDL and RDLC files.
  • Uses symbology specific custom font formula that stays embedded in the report for easy distribution.
  • The corresponding barcode font must be installed on all systems that need the barcode to appear.
  • Uses barcode fonts which may also be utilized in other applications; over 30 font integration tools are provided.
Tutorial:
Create barcodes for Microsoft SQL Server using TSQL font formulas
Product:
Barcode Fonts with the TSQL font formulas
Prices:
Developer Licenses from $790
  • Compatible with SQL Server 2012 and up.
  • Compatible with low resolution 203 dpi thermal printers.
  • Using IDAutomation Transact-SQL barcode font formulas, Microsoft SQL Server database fields are formatted for barcode fonts.
  • The formatted fields can display barcodes in any application with access to the database.
  • This font encoder is supplied with the Purchase of any Developer License for Code 128, Code 39, or Interleaved 2 of 5 Font Packages.

SSRS Barcode Generator for Reporting Services

Create Code 39 barcodes in for SSRS using the IDAutomation SSRS Barcode Generator for Reporting Services. The example generates a Code 39 barcodes in an RDL report. The product can also generate barcodes in an RLDC report.

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