Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Barcode software package adds Java programming library for generating barcodes

ConnectCode, a leading provider of barcode software and fonts, today announced the release of a new version of ConnectCode Barcode Fonts (v8.1). This new version adds a programming library in the Java platform to help third-party applications create professional quality barcodes.

The Java library allows the generation of over 23 types of commonly-used barcodes including:

Code 39 (and Extended)
Code 128 (A, B, C and Auto)
UCCEAN (GS1 128)
Universal Product Code A - UPCA
Universal Product Code E - UPCE
International Article Number 13 - EAN13 (European Article Number)
International Article Number 8 - EAN8 (European Article Number)
Rational Codabar
Interleaved 2 of 5 (I2of5)
ITF14Modified Plessy
Industrial 2 of 5
GS1 Databar 14
GS1 Databar Truncated
GS1 Databar Limited

The Java library also provides capabilities to generate check characters, add barcode Human Readable Text and validate input data to meet various industry specifications. It supports the Java Development Kit 1.6 (and onwards) and works out-of-the-box with Integrated Development Environments such as Netbeans and Eclipse.

The Java library uses the proven ConnectCode Barcode Fonts engine which is popular with many Fortune 500 companies. The engine neither depends heavily on the programming environment nor requires intensive graphics operations. Instead, a slight manipulation of existing text is usually sufficient to produce robust barcodes.

Moreover when a barcode font is printed, it rasters to the resolution of the printer and will not be limited to the resolution of the computer screen. This allows the highest quality barcodes that meet the strictest ISO requirements and specifications to be created.

ConnectCode Barcode Fonts are licensed flexibly as follows:

Single User License
Allows the use of the Software by one user on one computer within the organization.

Enterprise Site License
Allows the use of the Software by any number of users on multiple computers within the organization.

Single Distribution License
Allows royalty-free distribution of the Software up to 10,000 users.

Unlimited Distribution License
Allows royalty-free, unlimited distribution of the Software.

The new version of ConnectCode Barcode Fonts also provides updates to the existing Excel formulas, Add-Ins, Crystal Reports Formulas, Oracle PL/SQL and Access formulas. The barcode fonts have also been further optimized on a wide variety of platforms and environments.



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About ConnectCode Pte Ltd

ConnectCode is founded with the goal of providing comprehensive, high quality and cost-effective automation tools, barcode fonts and software. Our team consists of experienced personnel from both the auto-id and software industry. All our products are developed in-house and they are trusted and highly regarded by many organizations and companies around the world.

ConnectCode Pte Ltd
14 Robinson Road,
#13-00 Far East Finance Building
Singapore 048545

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