QR Code using Python

A QR Code is a scannable code used to store information. QR codes are used to redirect you to a specific page or to show you some information. You must have scanned QR codes once in your life when making payments. If you are interested in learning how to create a QR code using Python, this article is for you. In this article, I will present you with a tutorial on how to create a QR code using Python.

QR Code using Python

QR codes have a variety of uses; from creating a payment gateway to showing you the food menu of a restaurant, a QR code is being used in several ways. Over the past five years, several businesses have started that are only based on creating QR codes for a business. So if you know how to create a QR code, it will be helpful for you in many ways.

So to create QR codes using the Python programming language, you first need to make sure that you have the PyQRCode and pypng modules installed in your Python virtual environment. You can easily install both of these modules by executing the commands mentioned below in your command prompt or terminal:

  • pip install PyQRCode
  • pip install pypng

After installing these modules, you can start writing a program to create a QR code using Python, as shown in the code section below:

import pyqrcode
import png
link = "https://www.instagram.com/the.clever.programmer/"
qr_code = pyqrcode.create(link)
qr_code.png("instagram.png", scale=5)

The QR code generated by this Python program will be saved on the same directory where your Python file is. This QR code will redirect you to my Instagram account, as shown below.

Summary

So this is how you can create QR codes using the Python programming language. QR Codes are scannable codes used to store information. They are used to redirect you to a specific page or to show you some information. I hope you liked this article on creating QR codes using Python. Feel free to ask valuable questions in the comments section below.

Aman Kharwal
Aman Kharwal

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