ThermalLabel SDK 9.0 for .NET Standard just released! EPSON support, Full Color Labels, Dynamic Expressions and more!

We’re very excited to announce v8.0 of our ThermalLabel SDK for .NET with lots of new features! ThermalLabel SDK for .NET Standard Library lets you to create advanced barcode labels and print them to Zebra ZPL/EPL-compatible, EPSON ESC/POS & Honeywell-Intermec Fingerprint 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) and a Web Editor based on HTML5/JS for ASP.NET which empowers your own apps by providing an end-user visual label editor!

ThermalLabel Visual Label Editor for Windows

ThermalLabel Web Label Editor for ASP.NET

What’s new in ThermalLabel SDK 9.0

  • New! Introducing support for EPSON ESC/POS compatible printers.
  • New! Full Color support for all items in any label. Color must be specified in hex notation like in HTML/CSS. Added the following new properties:
    • For TextItem: BackColorHex, ForeColorHex, BorderColorHex
    • For BarcodeItem: BackColorHex, ForeColorHex, BorderColorHex, BarColorHex, TextForeColorHex
    • For Shape Items: FillColorHex, StrokeColorHex
    • For ImageItem: ConvertToMonochrome (default is True for backward compatibility) – Set to False for printing color images.
  • New! Added support for Expressions (Operators, Variables/Constants and Functions) on Items through the brand new Expression property. Expressions allow you to reference the content of other items as well as data source fields in the same label too.
  • New! Added ExpressionBuilder class shipped with 100+ built-in well-known functions. It also allows setting and adding any Custom Expression Functions and Variables/Constants.
  • New! FonSizeScaling Sizing support for TextItem objects. Font size is automatically reset to render the text fitting the container width.
  • New! Printing labels in graphic mode to non-thermal printers.
  • New! ZPL Graphics compression to improve printing performance.
  • New! Export labels to PCX 1bpp image format.
  • New! Thumbnail label image generation. Added ThumbnailSize property to ImageSettings class.
  • New! Support for uploading ImageItem objects to the Printer’s Storage devices.
  • New! Added GetVoicePickCode method to BarcodeUtils class for computing a 4 digit Voice Pick Code from specified GTIN, Lot, and optional Pack Date.
  • New! PrintUtils ExecuteCommands method now supports byte array parameter.
  • New! Added support for Input Mask Patterns to TextItem objects through InputMaskPattern property.
  • New! Added GetVoicePickCode method to BarcodeUtils class for computing a 4 digit Voice Pick Code from specified GTIN, Lot, and optional Pack Date.
  • Improved! ZPL and EPL commands generation for data binding, counters and data masking scenarios.

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ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard Update – Fixed Text Size for some resident fonts

A maintenance release was just published for ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard. The new build contain the following updates:

  • Fixed! Wrong text size for resident fonts P, Q, R, S, T, U, and V.

Assembly File Update

  • Neodynamic.SDK.ZPLPrinter.dll patched to v1.0.19.607

 

You can download and update the product by using the download link which can be found in the license email or in the Download section of our website https://www.neodynamic.com/products/zpl-printer-emulator-sdk/download/

ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard Update – Fixed Text vertical position

A maintenance release was just published for ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard. The new build contain the following updates:

  • Fixed! Vertical position for texts when using ^FT command.

Assembly File Update

  • Neodynamic.SDK.ZPLPrinter.dll patched to v1.0.19.503

 

You can download and update the product by using the download link which can be found in the license email or in the Download section of our website https://www.neodynamic.com/products/zpl-printer-emulator-sdk/download/

ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard just released!

We’re very proud to announce our brand new product ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard

ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET allows you to Convert, Preview and Render raw ZPL (Zebra Programming Language) commands to PNG, JPG & PDF by writing C# or VB.NET code targeting any .NET Framework, .NET CORE, Legacy ASP.NET MVC & CORE, Xamarin, Mono & Universal Windows Platform (UWP) projects.

ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK works like a Virtual ZPL Printer device by parsing and processing ZPL commands (from String or Streams) generating high quality output by reproducing built-in and resident ZPL fonts for texts and barcodes with high accuracy.

ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK supports international text including Latin, Asian and RTL languages, most of the ZPL barcodes, color ribbon simulation, custom Rotation and many more features!

The following is a screenshot of a Windows App using ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK

ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard

Color Label Simulation for Ribbon and Background
ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard - Color Label Simulation

Great ZPL barcodes support
ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard - Barcode Support

The online demo is a ZPL Viewer sample written in ASP.NET featuring what ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK can do.

ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard in ASP.NET

Download ZPLPrinter Emulator SDK for .NET Standard to run the sample projects locally and for a custom integration to your own projects.

Zebra Browser Print and HTTPS SSL Certificates issues

Zebra’s Browser Print is a solution to print ZPL commands and images from web browsers under Windows and OSX. Are you experiencing issues with SSL Certificates? Cannot print from HTTPS websites? or maybe getting  Error: net::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID?

Stop wasting your time! We have an alternative for your SSL-HTTPS web printing needs that is NOT based on Java nor any other framework like .NET and works under Windows, macOS-OSX, Linux & ARM Raspberry Pi client devices … JSPrintManager

Try the JSPrintManager online demo and review this simple sample about printing ZPL commands from Javascript

 

ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 Updated – Fixed bugs in the Web Editor for ASP.NET – IE11 weird behavior

A new maintenance release of ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 is available containing the following:

  • Fixed! Weird behavior for new ImageItem objs and data bound items in IE11

You can download and update the product by using the download link which can be found in the license email or in the Download section of our website.

  • ThermalLabelWebEditor Javascript patched to ThermalLabelWebEditor-6.0.17.118.js

Play with the ThermalLabel Web Editor for ASP.NET Online Demo!

ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 Updated – Euro Currency Symbol fix and new Code Pages support for Native Printer Fonts

A maintenance release of ThermalLabel SDK 6.0 is available containing the following:

  • New! Added support for Code Page 850 (DOS Latin 1), 1250 (Windows 1250 Latin 2), 1251 (Windows 1251 Cyrillic), 1252 (Windows 1252 Latin 1), 1253 (Windows 1253 Greek), 1254 (Windows 1254 Turkish), 1255 (Windows 1255 Hebrew) & UTF-8 for Native Printer Fonts. A new property called CodePage was added to Font class.
  • Fixed! Euro currency symbol was not printed correctly when using any Native Printer Fonts (NTF) nor ZPL Font 0.

You can download and update the product by using the download link 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 but the “File Version”. Here is the list of the new “File version” attributes:

  • Neodynamic.SDK.ThermalLabel.dll patched to v6.0.3515.1125