Using Demos

Aspose.BarCode for JasperReports includes a few demos to help you get started rendering barcodes in JasperReports.

How to Use Demos

To build and run Aspose.BarCode for JasperReports demos, perform the following steps:

  1. Download JasperReports from Make sure to download the entire archived project with the source code and demos, not just a single JAR.
  2. Unpack the archived project to a location on your hard disk, for example C:.
  3. Copy all demo folders from the \demo folder of the file to \jasperreports\demo\samples, where is the location you have unpacked JasperReports to. This step is required because the demo build scripts rely on JasperReports’ folder structure; otherwise you need to modify the build scripts.
  4. Copy aspose.barcode.jasperreports.jar from the \lib folder of the file to \jasperreports\lib.
  5. Download the ANT tool from
  6. Unpack the ANT tool and set up environment variables as described in the tool’s manual.
  7. Change the current directory to one of the Aspose.BarCode for JasperReports demos, for example \demo\samples\bc.SimpleReport and run the following commands in the command line:
    1. ant build – to compile the Java source files and produce the .jasper file.
    2. ant run –- export the report in PDF format.
  8. Open one of the resulting PDF documents to view it in Adobe Pdf viewer or other software.