Get field value from a SQL data reader using VB.NET

Function: Get the field values based on passed sqldatareader and field name or position in Visual Basic .NET
Description:
An example function that checks if the parameter is a field name or field ordinal and then reads the field value from a data reader. The function will return a value if the field name or ordinal is existing and the value is not NULL but will return nothing if parameters are incorrect.
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Add Barcode to PDF Pages Using iTextSharp and VB.NET

I was tasked to convert any documents to PDF and add user generated barcode in each page. Using iTextsharp.dll, I finally managed to place barcodes along the top left side of the target PDF pages.

Using iTextsharp.dll to manipulate an existing PDF file and a procedure of adding watermark images that I found while searching the web. I combined the two and I came up with this.
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