Peernet Inc. has introduced new versions of a series of products that allow Java developers to add bar coding to software applications without programming: Linear Barcode Bean 2.0, Maxicode Bean 2.0, and PDF417 Bean 2.0. The beans permit users to create and print labels, tickets, invoices, and any other documents requiring bar codes. Enhancements to version 2.0 include better control over display and printing. The updates support both Java 2 and JDK 1.1. The company expects them to be widely used with its Peernet Barcode and Label Servlets, which add dynamic barcode and label generation to servers. Peernet in Nepean, Ont. is at

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