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What Information Does a BarCode Hold?
To understand what information is stored on a barcode, you must first know what a barcode is and how barcodes work. A barcode is an encoded image, usually displayed with black and white lines of varying width that contains vital information easily readable by a machine. Barcodes store information using symbols that can vary from lines to dots, such as in the matrix barcoding. There are many types of barcodes, such as one dimensional and [...]
ByteScout Barcode SDK vs ZXing
Computers own the code. This code is not a secret and it doesn’t have to be stolen or changed in order to understand its meaning. All you have to do is to make sure you are using the perfect tool to decode its meaning. A barcode (also bar code) is an optical, machine-readable, depiction of data; the data normally explains something about the object that has the barcode. Conventional barcodes methodically display the information by [...]
Ultimate List of QR Code SDK Features
The ByteScout QR Code SDK is a one-stop solution for generating QR codes. This SDK features API level granularity giving immense power in the hand of the users as well as simple GUI based drag-n-drop design. This SDK can be used to generate QR Codes and barcodes from both images and PDFs. Here are some of the key features of this software: Read QR codes from an image; Convert vCard to QR code; Create color [...]
How to Generate BarCodes with PDF.co Web API
In this article, we'll see how to generate a barcode with PDF.co Barcode generation API. This API is restful in nature, hence easily consumable by most of the programming frameworks without the need to install any third-party library. PDF.co Barcode generation API generates high quality printable and scannable barcodes in images or PDF format. It covers all popular barcode types such as Code 39, Code 128 to QR Code, DataMatrix, and PDF417. We'll be covering [...]
How to Generate BarCodes with ByteScout Barcode SDK
In this article, we'll see how to generate barcodes with Bytescout Barcode SDK. Generating different types of barcodes from scratch can be challenging for developers, considering one has to follow all specifications and rules for each barcode type. Bytescout Barcode SDK takes heavy lifting from the developer and provides easy to use SDKs for it. In order to get an idea of how Bytescout Barcode SDK works, we'll be covering the following programs.  Basic barcode [...]
List of 16 Creative Barcode Designs
Product barcodes appear on practically everything you buy, and traditionally, they’re pretty uninteresting. But a barcode image doesn’t have to be boring. With a little extra attention, you can create a barcode design that does much more than just help with tracking, inventory, and checkout. Advantages of creative barcode formats Stepping out of the box and adopting a custom barcode has two big advantages compared to old-school barcode label design. First, a unique barcode can [...]
Zapier and ByteScout API Integration: Barcode Generation Use Case
Introduction ByteScout Tools Zapier integration is now available! Learn more about Cloud API for Zapier. ByteScout offers innovative software and tools in order to provide image and document handling. Find more about RESTful API powerful functionality and integration. Zapier is a prominent iPaaS provider that has over 750 stock connectors to the following services: Salesforce, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc. In the below tutorials, one of Zapier connectors called “Webhooks” will be used. It is mostly considered [...]
New: BarCode Reader and BarCode Generator software released
Some more updates of developer software from ByteScout in November 2015: ByteScout BarCode Generator SDK 4.33.820 BarCode Generator Freeware 4.33.820.0 BarCode Reader SDK 8.30.1468 BarCode Reader 8.30.1468 What's new BarCode Generator SDK 4.33.820: generate barcodes in WinForms, ASP.NET, WPF applications Code 93 barcodes fix issues with some symbols minor improvements and fixes More info about BarCode Generator SDK   What's new BarCode Generator Freeware 4.33.820.0: improved barcode generation in this free barcode generator Code 93 barcodes fix issues with some symbols [...]
Codabar Barcode. History and Purpose.
Codabar barcode is a one-dimensional barcode initially used for retail applications labeling. The 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 the first four alphabets from ‘a’ to ‘d’; however, these alphabets can only be used as the start and stop symbols. Codabar [...]
EAN 13 Advantages and Limitations
EAN stands for European Article Number and is also known as the International Article Number. The most commonly used EAN standard outside the United States is the thirteen-digit EAN-13. It functions as a linear barcode type most commonly used typically in European countries. EAN barcodes are used widely throughout the globe for wholesale ordering, scanning at retail points of sale, accounting, and other uses. These are obvious benefits. However, to understand the advantages as well [...]