How to make a barcode in VB or Java

does anyone know how to create a barcode bitmap or graphics if i have a barcode number in VB or java
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If the above is not enough I was just looking at this today,

A excellent site that tells you how to construct barcodes, things like check digits etc. (no code, just the standards/rules)

And some fonts you can use to do this

These will also let you do barcode font things in any application that can use fonts ;-)

Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
The easiest way to go is to use a font. See this free one:
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