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Chetan Rohilla
Chetan Rohilla

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Create barcode in React JS or React Native Apps

A barcode is a machine-readable representation of numerals and characters. It consists of bars and spaces. A barcode is shown as an image that consists of a series of parallel black and white bars that can be read by a barcode scanner. Barcodes encodes the product information. It helps to manage items at a store or track inventory in a warehouse. Here we will create barcode in React JS or React Native Apps.

We can use package react-barcode which provides us a component for use with React. You can read about this package in detail here.

Create barcode in React JS or React Native Apps

Installation

npm install react-barcode
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Usage

Now, we have Component which we can use in our class or functional component easily. Below is a sample usage of this component.

var React = require('react');
var ReactDOM = require('react-dom');
var Barcode = require('react-barcode');

ReactDOM.render(
  <Barcode value="http://github.com/kciter" />,
  mountNode
);
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That’s it using this package react-barcode we can create a barcode in our react or react-native.


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