Barcode Professional products line Updated – QR Code V40 critical bug fixed & new GS1-128 AI 8112 Update

A new maintenance release was published for most of our Barcode Professional products. The new builds contain the following updates:

  • CRITICAL Fixed! Bug in QR Code Version 40 (V40). An empty QR Code symbol is generated besides the value set to the Code property. It was introduced by build vN.0.NNNN.1200
  • New! New! Added brand new GS1 Application Identifiers – Paperless coupon code identification for use in North America (AI 8112).

You can download and update the products by using their download links which can be found in the license email or in the Download section of our website.
The “Assembly Version” of the dlls have not changed. Here is the list of all new “File version” attributes depending on the Barcode Professional edition:

  • Barcode Professional SDK for .NET patched to v5.0.2017.115
  • Barcode Professional for Windows Forms .NET patched to v9.0.2017.115
  • Barcode Professional for ASP.NET patched to v9.0.2017.115
  • Barcode Professional for WPF patched to v6.0.3517.115
  • Barcode Professional for SQL Reporting Services patched to v9.0.xx17.115

ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 for .NET just released!

We’re glad to announce v6.0 of our ThermalLabel SDK for .NET with lots of new features! ThermalLabel SDK for .NET is a lightweight class library (DLL) that lets you to create advanced barcode labels and print them to Zebra ZPL/EPL-compatible Thermal Printers by writing just pure .NET code in VB.NET or C#. We also offer ThermalLabel Editor Add-on, a first-class barcode label designer component for .NET Windows desktop apps (WinForms & WPF) which empowers your own apps by providing an end-user visual label editor!

What’s New in v6.0!

  • SDK Features
    • New! Added UTF-8 support to any TTF Font. Now, you can upload any TTF font to the printer’s memory storage right from your own application and then use it with any TextItem object supporting UTF-8 text. This will improve printing output performance when targeting ZPL enabled printers. Support for multiline text as well as alignments. NOTE: the only limitation is that text rotation is not supported i.e. if rotated, it’ll rendered as graphics commands.
    • New! Added support for Multilingual (Latin 1) Code Page to Native Printer Fonts both ZPL & EPL
    • New! Added full support for ZPL standard Font “0”, an Scalable font built in the printer firmware. This will improve printing output performance when using this font for your TextItem objects when targeting ZPL enabled printers. Support for multiline text as well as alignments. NOTE: the only limitation is that text rotation is not supported i.e. if rotated, it’ll rendered as graphics commands.
    • New! Added Real Time Clock (RTC) support for TextItem class using special format for specifying date and time components. Only supported for ZPL printers. For EPL printers, date time values are got from client OS when label is being generated.
    • New! Added support for Print Speed
    • New! RFID Tag encoding for ZPL printers. Added new RFIDTagItem class.
    • New! Error handling exception now enabled.
    • New! ErrorBehavior property for BarcodeItem that determines what our product will produce if an error occurs when generating the barcode image like generating a Blank Image or Throwing an Exception.
    • New! Barcode Symbologies added:
      • Han Xin Code (2D) Chinese Barcode
      • GS1 QR Code
      • IFA PPN (securPharm) 2D Data Matrix with PZN8 auto conversion
      • HIBC LIC 2D Data Matrix, QR Code & Aztec Code versions
      • HIBC PAS 2D Data Matrix, QR Code & Aztec Code versions
      • ISBT 128 2D Data Matrix
      • Deutsche Post Response Plus PostMatrix 2D
      • USPS Intelligent Mail Package Barcode Impb
      • EAN-14 (GTIN-14)
      • DUN-14 (ITF and GS1/EAN/UCC Versions)
      • DHL AWB Code 39
      • Deutsche Post BZL Code 128
    • New! EAN/UPC Magnification Factor setting
    • New! String Format Patterns are supported for Code & Text properties
    • New! ITF-14 H Marks (Print Gain Gauge)
    • Improved! GS1-128 (formerly EAN/UCC-128) Application Identifiers updated per GS1 General Specification v13
    • Improved! HIBC LIC updated to Spec. v2.3 SLS (2009)
    • Improved! HIBC PAS updated to Spec. v1.3 (2010)
    • Improved! ISBT 128 updated to Spec. v4.5.0 (2013)
    • Improved! Error handling in the overall Barcode generation process. New BarcodeException class with some standard error codes and descriptions.
    • Improved! In 2D barcodes with Auto Format or Version selection options, now user selected fixed value is honored and an exception will be thrown if data to encode exceeds it. In earlier versions, the behavior was to auto select a new format or version if possible. The 2D Symbologies affected are: Aztec Code, Data Matrix, MicroPDF417, QR Code, and Micro QR Code.
  • Visual Label Editor Add-on Features
    • New! Items can be locked so they cannot be resized, moved or rotated on the editor surface.
    • New! Added visual feedback to display the size of objects during resize operation.
    • New! Hold down Shift key to draw vertical & horizontal straight lines.
    • New! Hold down Shift + Ctrl + Left or Right to navigate and change focus on all the items in the label. Left key will go backward while Right key will go forward based on the index of each item in the label.
    • New! Grid lines for better label design.
    • New! “Snap To Grid” to place and size items according to the grid lines.
    • New! Configurable moving factor when using arrow keys
    • New! Added Close method to close the current label and leave the surface editor clean

DOWNLOAD ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 for .NET

Barcode Professional 5.0 for WPF just released! New GS1 QR Code, Chinese Han Xin Code, IFA PPN and more!

We’re proud to announce the availability of Barcode Professional 5.0 for WPF!

Barcode Professional for WPF is a lightweight .NET barcode encoder that generates and prints vector barcode symbols in WPF Apps. This new Version 5.0 features many new barcode standards including Full GS1 QR Code, 2D Chinese Han Xin Code, IFA PPN securPharm, USPS IMpb and more; as well as better barcode exception handling and other improvements! This new symbologies and features make Barcode Professional 5.0 the most complete and advanced vector-based barcode generator product for WPF developers brought to you by real barcode experts.

What’s new in Barcode Professional 5.0 for WPF?

  • New! Barcode Symbologies added:
    • Han Xin Code (2D) Chinese Barcode
      Example of Han Xin Code barcode
    • GS1 QR Code
      Concatenation of Variable Length Data Strings in GS1 QR Code barcode
    • IFA PPN (securPharm) 2D Data Matrix with PZN8 auto conversion
      IFA PPN barcode for Product Code 03752864
    • HIBC LIC 2D Data Matrix, QR Code & Aztec Code versions
    • HIBC PAS 2D Data Matrix, QR Code & Aztec Code versions
    • ISBT 128 2D Data Matrix
    • Deutsche Post Response Plus PostMatrix 2D
      Deutsche Post PostMatrix Barcode
    • USPS Intelligent Mail Package Barcode IMpb
      Example of a USPS Intelligent Mail Package (IMpb) barcode image
    • EAN-14 (GTIN-14)
    • DUN-14 (ITF and GS1/EAN/UCC Versions)
    • DHL AWB Code 39
    • Deutsche Post BZL Code 128
  • New! EAN/UPC Magnification Factor setting
  • New! String Format Patterns are supported for Code & Text properties
  • New! ITF-14 H Marks (Print Gain Gauge)
  • New! Get the runtime value for Auto-type properties when a barcode symbol is generated. Mainly found in 2D symbologies.
  • Improved! GS1-128 (formerly EAN/UCC-128) Application Identifiers updated per GS1 General Specification v13
  • Improved! HIBC LIC updated to Spec. v2.3 SLS (2009)
  • Improved! HIBC PAS updated to Spec. v1.3 (2010)
  • Improved! ISBT 128 updated to Spec. v4.5.0 (2013)
  • Improved! Error handling in the overall Barcode generation process. New BarcodeException class with some standard error codes and descriptions.
  • Improved! In 2D barcodes with Auto Format or Version selection options, now user selected fixed value is honored and an exception will be thrown if data to encode exceeds it. In earlier versions, the behavior was to auto select a new format or version if possible. The 2D Symbologies affected are: Aztec Code, Data Matrix, MicroPDF417, QR Code, and Micro QR Code.

Do you like the new features? Just give it a try by Downloading a fully-functional Eval Version

We’re experts on the barcode field. If you need assistance please do not hesitate and contact our Support Team

Barcode Pro 8.0 for ASP.NET WebForms & MVC just released! New GS1 QR Code, Chinese Han Xin Code, IFA PPN, Artistic Barcodes and more!

We’re proud to announce the availability of Barcode Professional 8.0 for ASP.NET

Neodynamic Barcode Professional 8.0 for ASP.NET is the most accurate & advanced barcode generator that creates GS1-ISO-AIM-Compliance symbols for displaying and printing barcode reports in ASP.NET Web Forms, MVC & AJAX projects. This new Version 8.0 features many new barcode standards including Full GS1 QR Code, 2D Chinese Han Xin Code, IFA PPN securPharm, USPS IMpb and more; as well as new artistic barcodes features, better barcode exception handling as well as a brand new dll exclusively designed for MVC; and many other improvements! This new symbologies and features make Barcode Professional 8.0 the most complete and advanced barcode generation product for ASP.NET developers brought to you by real barcode experts.

What’s new in Barcode Professional 8.0 for ASP.NET?

  • New! Barcode Symbologies added:
    • Han Xin Code (2D) Chinese Barcode
      Example of Han Xin Code barcode
    • GS1 QR Code
      Concatenation of Variable Length Data Strings in GS1 QR Code barcode
    • IFA PPN (securPharm) 2D Data Matrix with PZN8 auto conversion
      IFA PPN barcode for Product Code 03752864
    • HIBC LIC 2D Data Matrix, QR Code & Aztec Code versions
    • HIBC PAS 2D Data Matrix, QR Code & Aztec Code versions
    • ISBT 128 2D Data Matrix
    • Deutsche Post Response Plus PostMatrix 2D
      Deutsche Post PostMatrix Barcode
    • USPS Intelligent Mail Package Barcode IMpb
      Example of a USPS Intelligent Mail Package (IMpb) barcode image
    • EAN-14 (GTIN-14)
    • DUN-14 (ITF and GS1/EAN/UCC Versions)
    • DHL AWB Code 39
    • Deutsche Post BZL Code 128
  • New! EAN/UPC Magnification Factor setting
  • New! String Format Patterns are supported for Code & Text properties
  • New! SnapsToDevicePixels property which allows pixel perfect rendering on the target device canvas
  • New! ITF-14 H Marks (Print Gain Gauge)
  • New! Get the runtime value for Auto-type properties when a barcode symbol is generated. Mainly found in 2D symbologies.
  • New! Create artistic barcode symbols by specifying a custom image pattern to fill the bars & dots (ArtBarImagePattern property) as well as stamping logos (ArtLogoImage) with opacity option!
    Artistic Barcodes with logo & fill patterns
  • New! For WebForms
    • Now the barcode image can be rendered as an embedded image using Data URI feature supported by most modern browsers.
    • A new parameter was added to the Codeless Barcode Generation feature to allow encoding non-printable chars through Base64 encoding
    • ErrorBehavior property that determine what our product will produce if an error occurs when generating the barcode image like generate a Blank Image, An Image displaying the Error Message, or Throws an Exception.
  • New! For MVC
    • A brand new Barcode dll exclusively designed for ASP.NET MVC that supports all MVC versions, allows you to embed barcode images into Views as well as the flexibility to create barcodes images in any Controllers
  • Improved! GS1-128 (formerly EAN/UCC-128) Application Identifiers updated per GS1 General Specification v13
  • Improved! HIBC LIC updated to Spec. v2.3 SLS (2009)
  • Improved! HIBC PAS updated to Spec. v1.3 (2010)
  • Improved! ISBT 128 updated to Spec. v4.5.0 (2013)
  • Improved! Error handling in the overall Barcode generation process. New BarcodeException class with some standard error codes and descriptions.
  • Improved! In 2D barcodes with Auto Format or Version selection options, now user selected fixed value is honored and an exception will be thrown if data to encode exceeds it. In earlier versions, the behavior was to auto select a new format or version if possible. The 2D Symbologies affected are: Aztec Code, Data Matrix, MicroPDF417, QR Code, and Micro QR Code.

Do you like the new features? Just give it a try by Downloading a fully-functional Eval Version

Remember, we’re experts on the barcode field, so if you need assistance please do not hesitate and contact our Support Team

Barcode Professional SDK 4.0 just released! New GS1 QR Code, Chinese Han Xin Code, IFA PPN, Artistic Barcodes and more!

We’re proud to announce the availability of Barcode Professional SDK 4.0 for .NET Framework!

Neodynamic Barcode Professional SDK 4.0 for .NET is a royalty-free lightweight .NET assembly (DLL) which can be used for adding advanced barcode capabilities such as barcode image generation and printing support to any .NET Framework-based applications. This new Version 4.0 features many new barcode standards including Full GS1 QR Code, 2D Chinese Han Xin Code, IFA PPN securPharm, USPS IMpb and more; as well as new artistic barcodes features, better barcode exception handling and other improvements! This new symbologies and features make Barcode Professional SDK 4.0 the most complete and advanced barcode generation product for .NET developers brought to you by real barcode experts.

What’s new in Barcode Professional SDK 4.0 for .NET?

  • New! Barcode Symbologies added:
    • Han Xin Code (2D) Chinese Barcode
      Example of Han Xin Code barcode
    • GS1 QR Code
      Concatenation of Variable Length Data Strings in GS1 QR Code barcode
    • IFA PPN (securPharm) 2D Data Matrix with PZN8 auto conversion
      IFA PPN barcode for Product Code 03752864
    • HIBC LIC 2D Data Matrix, QR Code & Aztec Code versions
    • HIBC PAS 2D Data Matrix, QR Code & Aztec Code versions
    • ISBT 128 2D Data Matrix
    • Deutsche Post Response Plus PostMatrix 2D
      Deutsche Post PostMatrix Barcode
    • USPS Intelligent Mail Package Barcode IMpb
      Example of a USPS Intelligent Mail Package (IMpb) barcode image
    • EAN-14 (GTIN-14)
    • DUN-14 (ITF and GS1/EAN/UCC Versions)
    • DHL AWB Code 39
    • Deutsche Post BZL Code 128
  • New! EAN/UPC Magnification Factor setting
  • New! String Format Patterns are supported for Code & Text properties
  • New! SnapsToDevicePixels property which allows pixel perfect rendering on the target device canvas
  • New! ITF-14 H Marks (Print Gain Gauge)
  • New! Get the runtime value for Auto-type properties when a barcode symbol is generated. Mainly found in 2D symbologies.
  • New! Create artistic barcode symbols by specifying a custom image pattern to fill the bars & dots (ArtBarImagePattern property) as well as stamping logos (ArtLogoImage) with opacity option!
    Artistic Barcodes with logo & fill patterns
  • Improved! GS1-128 (formerly EAN/UCC-128) Application Identifiers updated per GS1 General Specification v13
  • Improved! HIBC LIC updated to Spec. v2.3 SLS (2009)
  • Improved! HIBC PAS updated to Spec. v1.3 (2010)
  • Improved! ISBT 128 updated to Spec. v4.5.0 (2013)
  • Improved! Error handling in the overall Barcode generation process. New BarcodeException class with some standard error codes and descriptions.
  • Improved! In 2D barcodes with Auto Format or Version selection options, now user selected fixed value is honored and an exception will be thrown if data to encode exceeds it. In earlier versions, the behavior was to auto select a new format or version if possible. The 2D Symbologies affected are: Aztec Code, Data Matrix, MicroPDF417, QR Code, and Micro QR Code.

Do you like the new features? Just give it a try by Downloading a fully-functional Eval Version

We’re experts on the barcode field. If you need assistance please do not hesitate and contact our Support Team