Generate an EAN-13 Barcode in Node.JS

In European countries, the EAN-13 barcode is the most commonly used barcode type. This format contains 13 digits and can be used internationally, which is similar to the UPC barcode format. The following API will allow you to create an EAN-13 barcode image in Node.JS.

Run this command to install the SDK:

npm install cloudmersive-barcodeapi-client --save

Or add this snippet to your package.json:

"dependencies": {
"cloudmersive-barcodeapi-client": "^1.1.2"
}

Then, call the function:

var CloudmersiveBarcodeapiClient = require('cloudmersive-barcodeapi-client');
var defaultClient = CloudmersiveBarcodeapiClient.ApiClient.instance;
// Configure API key authorization: Apikey
var Apikey = defaultClient.authentications['Apikey'];
Apikey.apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY';
var apiInstance = new CloudmersiveBarcodeapiClient.GenerateBarcodeApi();var value = "value_example"; // String | Barcode value to generate fromvar callback = function(error, data, response) {
if (error) {
console.error(error);
} else {
console.log('API called successfully. Returned data: ' + data);
}
};
apiInstance.generateBarcodeEAN13(value, callback);

This will return a downloadable PNG image containing your barcode. You can retrieve the API Key from the Cloudmersive website at no cost and with no commitment. This will provide you with 800 monthly calls across our library of APIs.

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