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Contributor
Posts: 48
Registered: ‎06-30-2010
My Device: 9000

Barcode Reader

Hi Friends,

 

    I want to read the barcode value by taking snapshot in blackberry application. Is there have any direct API to read barcode ? . Or else If there have any third party API's , Let me know Plz.

 

 

Regards

Dhivya

Developer
Posts: 112
Registered: ‎04-28-2010
My Device: 8520

Re: Barcode Reader

hi,

 

u r lucky dear, there are direct api's avilable in blackberry os, and it is very easy to use. Go through sample application provided with blackberry jde 6.0. called barcodedemo.

 

Regards,

dk

Developer
Posts: 112
Registered: ‎04-28-2010
My Device: 8520

Re: Barcode Reader

barcode api's avilable in os 6.0

Contributor
Posts: 48
Registered: ‎06-30-2010
My Device: 9000

Re: Barcode Reader

Thanks dk.

 

But i want to implement this barcode scanning in 4.6. Is it possible?

Developer
Posts: 112
Registered: ‎04-28-2010
My Device: 8520

Re: Barcode Reader

dear, it is not possible using 4.6 os because of there is no api to do this.

New Developer
Posts: 49
Registered: ‎06-11-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Barcode Reader

Hi Friend,

for for replying late,and yes it is possible to implement Barcode scanning in 4.2 and above. For that you need to use third party XZing library which is freely availale.

 

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Java-Development/ZXING-Barcode-Scanning-API-for-OS-5-0/td-p/7...

 

you can download the jar file from following link :

http://code.google.com/p/zxing/issues/detail?id=594

 

 

Please give a Kudo is this information helps :smileyhappy: