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Generate Barcode - C#

Barcode Generator sample in C# demonstrating ‘Generate Barcode’

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.IO;
using System.Net;
using Newtonsoft.Json;
using Newtonsoft.Json.Linq;

namespace ByteScoutWebApiExample
	class Program
		// The authentication key (API Key).
		// Get your own by registering at
		const String API_KEY = "***********************************";

		// Result file name
		const string ResultFileName = @".\barcode.png";
		// Barcode type. See valid barcode types in the documentation
		const string BarcodeType = "Code128";
		// Barcode value
		const string BarcodeValue = "qweasd123456";

		static void Main(string[] args)
			// Create standard .NET web client instance
			WebClient webClient = new WebClient();

			// Set API Key
			webClient.Headers.Add("x-api-key", API_KEY);

			// Prepare requests params as JSON
            // See documentation:
            Dictionary<string, string> parameters = new Dictionary<string, string>();
            parameters.Add("name", Path.GetFileName(ResultFileName));
            parameters.Add("type", BarcodeType);
            parameters.Add("value", BarcodeValue);
            // Convert dictionary of params to JSON
            string jsonPayload = JsonConvert.SerializeObject(parameters);
                // URL of "Barcode Generator" endpoint
                string url = "";

                // Execute POST request with JSON payload
                string response = webClient.UploadString(url, jsonPayload);

				// Parse JSON response
				JObject json = JObject.Parse(response);

				if (json["error"].ToObject<bool>() == false)
					// Get URL of generated barcode image file
					string resultFileURI = json["url"].ToString();
					// Download generated image file
					webClient.DownloadFile(resultFileURI, ResultFileName);

					Console.WriteLine("Generated barcode saved to \"{0}\" file.", ResultFileName);
			catch (WebException e)

			Console.WriteLine("Press any key...");
} Web API: the Web API with a set of tools for documents manipulation, data conversion, data extraction, splitting and merging of documents. Includes image recognition, built-in OCR, barcode generation and barcode decoders to decode bar codes from scans, pictures and pdf.

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