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How to programmatically scan bar codes?

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Last Modified: 2013-12-21
We have been using DataWedge for years to scan barcode data into text boxes on our forms, running on CE 5.0-based Symbol 9090s.  Now I need to know how to add the needed code to my vb app that will let it read that same barcode data without using DataWedge.  I have looked at the samples from Symbol, but they are making no sense to me.

I'm hoping someone can give me a CLEAR, understandable example of what code needs to be added, or can point me to a comparable, well-documented example...TIA

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