March 2014

Codabar Barcode. History and Purpose.

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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

Interesting Facts about QR Code. Part 2

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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

New releases: BarCode Reader SDK, BarCode Reader freeware, PDF Extractor SDK 3.40.1349 and PDF To HTML SDK 3.40.1339

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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;

Interesting Facts about QR Code. Part 1

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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

Windows Server Major Versions (part 3)

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read the first part here read the second part here Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows 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 Server Major Versions (part 2)

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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

NEW! “Introduction Into Barcodes” e-book is now available from ByteScout for free download

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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!): The

Windows Server Major Versions (part 1)

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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

Windows Server

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Windows Server Windows 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.  History History of the windows

Portable Document Format (PDF) . Part 2

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read the first part here The Initial Slump However, 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