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Getting Started with Vue 3 in Vue Barcode component

21 Oct 2021 / 4 minutes to read

This section explains how to use Barcode component in Vue 3 application.

Prerequisites

  • vue : 3+
  • node : 10.15+
  • vue-class-component : 8.0.0-rc.1

Creating Vue application using Vue CLI

The easiest way to create a Vue application is to use the Vue CLI. Vue CLI versions higher than 4.5.0 are mandatory for creating applications using Vue 3. Use the following command to uninstall older versions of the Vue CLI.

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npm uninstall vue-cli -g

Use the following commands to install the latest version of Vue CLI.

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npm install -g @vue/cli
npm install -g @vue/cli-init

Create a new project using the following command.

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vue create quickstart

Initiating a new project prompts us to select the type of project to be used for the current application. Select the option Default (Vue 3 Preview) from the menu.

Reference

Adding Syncfusion Barcode package in the application

Syncfusion Vue packages are maintained in the npmjs.com registry. In this example, the Barcode component will be used. Use the following command to install it.

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npm install @syncfusion/ej2-vue-barcode-generator

Adding CSS reference for Syncfusion Vue Barcode component

Import the necessary css styles for the Barcode component along with dependency styles in the <script> section of the src/App.vue file as follows.

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<script>
import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-icons/styles/material.css";
import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-barcode-generator/styles/material.css";
</script>

Adding Syncfusion Vue Barcode component in the application

You have completed all of the necessary configurations required to render the Syncfusion Vue component. Now, you are going to add the Barcode component using the following steps:

  1. Import the Barcode component in the <script> section of the src/App.vue file.
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  <script>
  import { BarcodeGeneratorComponent, QRCodeGeneratorComponent, DataMatrixGeneratorComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-vue-barcode-generator';
  </script>
  1. Register the Barcode component, which is used in this example. The following table contains a list of directives and the tag names that can be used in the Barcode component.
Directive Name Tag Name
BarcodeGeneratorComponent ejs-barcodegenerator
QRCodeGeneratorComponent ejs-qrcodegenerator
DataMatrixGeneratorComponent ejs-datamatrixgenerator
  1. By using the following code sample, you can add the component definition in template section.
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<template>
    <div id="app" class="barcodeStyle">
        <ejs-barcodegenerator
            id="barcode"
            ref="barcodeControl"
            :width="width"
            :height="height"
            :type="type"
            :value="value"
            :mode="mode"
            :displayText="displaytext"
        ></ejs-barcodegenerator>
    </div>
</template>
  1. Declare the barcode generator properties in the script section. Here, declare the width, Height, type, value, and mode values for the ejs-barcodegenerator property.
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data() {
  return {
    width: "200px",
    height: "150px",
    type: "Codabar",
    value: "123456789",
    mode: "SVG",
    displaytext: { text: 'BarcodeGenerator'}
    };
}
  1. Summarizing the above steps, update the src/App.vue file with following code.
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<template>
    <div id="app" class="barcodeStyle">
        <ejs-barcodegenerator
            id="barcode"
            ref="barcodeControl"
            :width="width"
            :height="height"
            :type="type"
            :displayText="displaytext"
            :value="value"
            :mode="mode"
        >
        </ejs-barcodegenerator>
    </div>
</template>

<script>
import {
  BarcodeGeneratorComponent,
} from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-barcode-generator";

import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-icons/styles/material.css";
import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-barcode-generator/styles/material.css";

export default {
  name: "App",
  components: {
    "ejs-barcodegenerator": BarcodeGeneratorComponent,
  },
  data() {
    return {
      width: "200px",
        height: "150px",
        type: "Codabar",
        value: "123456789",
        mode: "SVG",
        displaytext: { text: 'BarcodeGenerator'},
    };
  },
};
</script>

Running the application

Run the application using the following command.

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npm run serve

Web server will be initiated, open the quick start app in the browser at port localhost:8080.

Output

Adding Syncfusion Vue QR Generator control in the application

You can add the QR code generator component by using the following code sample.

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<template>
<div id="app" class="barcodeStyle">
    <ejs-qrcodegenerator
        id="qrcode"
        ref="qrcodeControl"
        :width="width"
        :height="height"
        :type="type"
        :displayText="displaytext"
        :value="value"
        :mode="mode"
    >
    </ejs-qrcodegenerator>
</div>
</template>

<script>

import {
  QRCodeGeneratorComponent,
} from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-barcode-generator";

import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-icons/styles/material.css";
import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-barcode-generator/styles/material.css";

export default {
  name: "App",
  components: {
"ejs-qrcodegenerator": QRCodeGeneratorComponent,
  },
  data() {
return {
  width: "200px",
    height: "150px",
    type: "Codabar",
    value: "123456789",
    mode: "SVG",
    displaytext: { text: 'QRcodeGenerator' },
};
  },
};
</script>

Output

Adding Syncfusion Vue Datamatrix Generator control in the application

You can add the datamatrix code generator component by using the following code sample.

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<template>
<div id="app" class="barcodeStyle">
    <ejs-datamatrixgenerator
        id="qrcode"
        ref="qrcodeControl"
        :width="width"
        :height="height"
        :type="type"
        :displayText="displaytext"
        :value="value"
        :mode="mode"
    >
    </ejs-datamatrixgenerator>
</div>
</template>

<script>

import {
  DataMatrixGeneratorComponent,
} from "@syncfusion/ej2-vue-barcode-generator";

import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-icons/styles/material.css";
import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-vue-barcode-generator/styles/material.css";

export default {
  name: "App",
  components: {
"ejs-datamatrixgenerator": DataMatrixGeneratorComponent,
  },
  data() {
return {
  width: "200px",
    height: "150px",
    type: "Codabar",
    value: "123456789",
    mode: "SVG",
    displaytext: { text: 'DataMatrix' },
};
  },
};
</script>

Output

Refer the following sample, vue3-barcode-generator-getting-started.