Barcode and QR code generator

Content Type: Module
Categories: Import/Export


Allows server side creation of barcodes (and QR) as a System.Image (PNG) so it can be embedded in pages and reports. It is based on the ZXing library.



This module leverages to generate barcodes based on a string. It includes a test interface to preview outcomes.

Typical usage scenario

To generate a barcode or QR code based on a string and dimensions.

Features and limitations

Generate a barcode. Generate a QR code.


It is based on the ZXing library, which has a limited set of encoders available for barcodes.




Add the module to your project. If you want to experiment with outcomes, attach the Tests snippet to your flow.


The module consist of 1 action which requires a System.Image (create your own specialization), a string input and dimensions. The barcode will be generated in the supplied System.Image.


Version: 1.2.0
Framework Version: 9.18.0
Release Notes: Converted to 9.18 for Mendix 10
Version: 1.1.0
Framework Version: 8.12.5
Release Notes: Support for UTF-8 characters, PR #1
Version: 1.0.0
Framework Version: 8.12.5
Release Notes: First release.