How to read barcodes in JavaScript using Cloud API (low level)

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The sample below will demonstrate how to read barcodes in JavaScript using ByteScout Cloud API (low level).

Also, see the following tutorial: How to generate barcodes in JavaScript.

POST/GET endpoint:

https://bytescout.io/v1/barcode/read/from/url

Code Sample:

var Bytescoutio = require('bytescoutio');
var defaultClient = Bytescoutio.ApiClient.instance;

// Configure API key authorization: api_key
var api_key = defaultClient.authentications['api_key'];
api_key.apiKey = "YOUR API KEY"
// Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)
//api_key.apiKeyPrefix['x-api-key'] = "Token"

var api = new Bytescoutio.DefaultApi()

var opts = { 
  'types': types_example, // {String} Comma-separated list of barcode types to decode. Valid types: AustralianPostCode, Aztec, CircularI2of5, Codabar, CodablockF, Code128, Code16K, Code39, Code39Extended, Code39Mod43, Code39Mod43Extended, Code93, DataMatrix, EAN13, EAN2, EAN5, EAN8, GS1, GS1DataBarExpanded, GS1DataBarExpandedStacked, GS1DataBarLimited, GS1DataBarOmnidirectional, GS1DataBarStacked, GTIN12, GTIN13, GTIN14, GTIN8, IntelligentMail, Interleaved2of5, ITF14, MaxiCode, MICR, MicroPDF, MSI, PatchCode, PDF417, Pharmacode, PostNet, PZN, QRCode, RoyalMail, RoyalMailKIX, Trioptic, UPCA, UPCE, UPU.
  'pages': pages_example, // {String} Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'.
  'url': url_example // {String} URL of the image to decode barcodes from.
};

var callback = function(error, data, response) {
  if (error) {
    console.error(error);
  } else {
    console.log('API called successfully. Returned data: ' + data);
  }
};
api.barcodeReadFromUrlPost(opts, callback);
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