March 2014

Codabar barcode is a one dimensional barcode initially used for retail applications labeling. Codabar barcode can encode numeric digits from 0-9 and five characters including Plus (+), Minus (-), Forward slash (/), Colon (:), Dollar symbol ($) and Dot (.). Apart from numeric digits and the aforementioned character set, Codabar can also encode first four alphabets from ‘a’ to‘d’; however, these alphabets can only be used as start and stop symbols. Codabar barcode is also [...]
Interesting Facts about QR Code. Part 2
    read the first part here Limitations Smart phones used to scan QR codes are often expensive in comparison with simpler phones. Relatively new barcode type, people are not much familiar with its use. Requires training in order to fully understand the concept. Not very aesthetic, it contains random patterns of square boxes which might not look pleasing on products unlike 1-d barcodes. Usage   BarCode Generator SDK screenshot Used for document management, tracking [...]
New releases: BarCode Reader SDK, BarCode Reader freeware, PDF Extractor SDK 3.40.1349 and PDF To HTML SDK 3.40.1339
ByteScout team worked hard in March, 2014 and released 4 new versions software for developers: BarCode Reader SDK BarCode Reader freeware PDF Extractor SDK 3.40.1349 PDF To HTML SDK 3.40.1339 What's new BarCode Reader SDK 7.00.1109: new Postnet (1D) and MicroPDF (2D) barcodes support added; new WIAImageScanner class is available through ActiveX/COM; PDF support improved. Interleaved 2 of 5 and 2D barcodes reading improved; the issue with reading first barcode only from PDF documents and some minor bugs were fixed; new source code samples: ASP.NETBarcodes [...]
Interesting Facts about QR Code. Part 1
  QR code is an abbreviation for quick response code. It is a type of 2-D barcode (also known as matrix barcode). Unlike 1-d barcode, QR codes can encode wide variety of data types, including numeric, alphabets, special characters and binary data as well. QR code consists of a set of square dots arranged in a square grid pattern with white back ground. The square dots are randomly arranged in order to encode information. QR [...]
read the first part hereread the second part hereWindows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2Windows Server 2008 was released after five years of Windows Server 2003. Its code name was “Longhorn”. Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista share their code base. It includes advanced security, management, networking and administrative features of Windows Vista. It supported .NET version 3.0 and can accommodate windows workflow foundation, windows communication foundation and windows presentation foundation.Windows Server 2008 R2 [...]
Windows Server Major Versions (part 2)
read the first part here   Windows Server 2000 Year 2000 marked a historic movement in the Server Editions of Microsoft when they released Windows Server 2000. This was the best and the biggest server technology Microsoft had ever released. For the first time, it introduced features like, Active Directory Structure, Active server pages and XML which revolutionized the web application development and hosting. It had three versions: The Server, Advanced Server, Data Centric Server. [...]
NEW! “Introduction Into Barcodes” e-book is now available from ByteScout for free download
We are proud to announce our new (new and the first) free e-book called "Introduction Into Barcodes".This free book will (we hope) help business users and software developers to quickly get introduced into different types of barcodes to make the best choice.Download the book from this page (no sign-up or registration required!): book is available in PDF, ePUB and MOBI (Kindle) formats for free, contains 48 pages:The Table of Contents preview: Preface  - iii      [...]
Windows Server Major Versions (part 1)
Major Versions Following are the some of the milestones achieved by Microsoft in Windows server technology. Windows NT 4.0 The year 1996 is particularly significant in Microsoft’s web server technology. Windows NT 4.0 was released in 1996 which introduced several advanced features like GUI based interactive services, faster printing and administrative capabilities. It also integrated IIS 2.0 in for the first time in Microsoft server operating systems. With the improvements in internet technology this free [...]
Windows ServerWindows server is a server operating system developed by Microsoft Corporation. Unlike contemporary desktop server systems, windows sever offer ease of use and simplify management through a sophisticated user interface. Windows server can efficiently handle several server operations including database hosting and management, inter/intranet scaling and networking operations. HistoryHistory of the windows server dates back to 1993 when for the first time Microsoft introduced Windows NT Advanced server. Later on in the year 1994 they [...]
read the first part hereThe Initial SlumpHowever, despite of these phenomenal benefits, this new file format was very slow to take off and garner immediate popularity among designers. One of the biggest reasons to this very slow journey to success is was that the Adobe Reader was a paid application initially. Secondly, many people were simply not prepared to think out of the box and failed to recognize the endless opportunities that this new file [...]