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How to generate simple QR code in VB.NET and ByteScout QR Code

How to code in VB.NET to generate simple QR code with this step-by-step tutorial

The sample source code below will teach you how to generate simple QR code in VB.NET. ByteScout QR Code is QR Code generation library. It provides full control on the quality, features and encoding. Can embed logo image right into QR Code itself. Batch barcode generation, and many special features like vCard or URL encoding are also supported and you can use it to generate simple QR code with VB.NET.

The SDK samples like this one below explain how to quickly make your application do generate simple QR code in VB.NET with the help of ByteScout QR Code. In order to implement the functionality, you should copy and paste this code for VB.NET below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. This basic programming language sample code for VB.NET will do the whole work for you to generate simple QR code.

Free trial version of ByteScout QR Code is available on our website. Documentation and source code samples are included.

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GeneralExample.sln
      
Microsoft Visual Studio Solution File, Format Version 11.00 # Visual Studio 2010 Project("{F184B08F-C81C-45F6-A57F-5ABD9991F28F}") = "GeneralExample", "GeneralExample.vbproj", "{C5923180-C9F5-4116-AF72-A9E40DB13F42}" EndProject Global GlobalSection(SolutionConfigurationPlatforms) = preSolution Debug|Any CPU = Debug|Any CPU Release|Any CPU = Release|Any CPU EndGlobalSection GlobalSection(ProjectConfigurationPlatforms) = postSolution {C5923180-C9F5-4116-AF72-A9E40DB13F42}.Debug|Any CPU.ActiveCfg = Debug|Any CPU {C5923180-C9F5-4116-AF72-A9E40DB13F42}.Debug|Any CPU.Build.0 = Debug|Any CPU {C5923180-C9F5-4116-AF72-A9E40DB13F42}.Release|Any CPU.ActiveCfg = Release|Any CPU {C5923180-C9F5-4116-AF72-A9E40DB13F42}.Release|Any CPU.Build.0 = Release|Any CPU EndGlobalSection GlobalSection(SolutionProperties) = preSolution HideSolutionNode = FALSE EndGlobalSection EndGlobal

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GeneralExample.vbproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="4.0"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion> </ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{C5923180-C9F5-4116-AF72-A9E40DB13F42}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <StartupObject>Sub Main</StartupObject> <RootNamespace>GeneralExample</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>GeneralExample</AssemblyName> <MyType>Console</MyType> <OldToolsVersion>3.5</OldToolsVersion> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' "> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>GeneralExample.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' "> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <DefineDebug>false</DefineDebug> <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DocumentationFile>GeneralExample.xml</DocumentationFile> <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="Bytescout.BarCode.QRCode, Version=1.0.0.100, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=f7dd1bd9d40a50eb, processorArchitecture=MSIL"> <SpecificVersion>False</SpecificVersion> <HintPath>c:\Program Files\Bytescout QR Code SDK\net40\Bytescout.BarCode.QRCode.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Deployment" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" /> <Import Include="System" /> <Import Include="System.Collections" /> <Import Include="System.Collections.Generic" /> <Import Include="System.Data" /> <Import Include="System.Diagnostics" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Module1.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" /> <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DesignTime>True</DesignTime> <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon> </Compile> <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb"> <AutoGen>True</AutoGen> <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon> <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput> </Compile> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx"> <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace> <SubType>Designer</SubType> </EmbeddedResource> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp"> <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator> <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings"> <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator> <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace> <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput> </None> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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Module1.vb
      
Imports Bytescout.BarCode Module Module1 Sub Main() ' Create and activate QRCode instance Using barcode As New QRCode() barcode.RegistrationName = "demo" barcode.RegistrationKey = "demo" ' Set barcode value barcode.Value = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 1234567890" ' Uncomment if you don't need margins 'barcode.Margins = New Margins(0, 0, 0, 0) 'barcode.DrawQuietZones = False ' Save barcode image to file barcode.SaveImage("result.png") End Using ' Open the image in default image viewer (for demo purpose) Process.Start("result.png") End Sub End Module

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