Creating barcodes on the fly with C#

There’s one thing that everyone agrees on about Bart De Smet: he is not the regular nine-to-five developer. During his daily-blogging-mission in September, he wrote a few posts on how to create barcodes on the fly in C# (without requiring 3rd party software):

Please join me in congratulating Bart for the 4th consecutive year he’s been awarded as a Visual Developer MVP. All of this, and a lot more, made us decide to make Bart our Belgian “MVP in the spotlight” at MSDN Belgium & Luxembourg during October.

Comments (4)

  1. I had a couple of pointers to two of these articles, but here is the whole catalog of barcode code from

  2. Saji S S says:

    Thanx a lot on giving such a easy codes for generating Barcodes. But i am doubtfull on Code39 barcodes is it familiar or not..?

  3. tommer says:

    Saji, Code39 is a pretty simple barcode. There are more complex systems available and used for different situations.

  4. Banders says:

    Windows Forms Controls offer a good alternative for more complex barcode types, such as Code 128, DataBar and 2D barcodes.