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Create a simple barcode reader for Windows phone 8.1 (wp8)

Posted on 2016-07-21
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Hi,

I'm looking for a real simple template on capturing a barcode scan for windows phone.

I've found some resource on google but haven't managed to find any working code as yet!

I was hoping that some experts have already managed to get a simple barcode reader working and can help.

Many thanks
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Question by:SmashAndGrab
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Have you tried this walk through

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn792060(v=winembedded.81).aspx

also check out
http://www.pic2shop.com/developers.html

you're going to have to capture the image, and either
pass it to a webservice that will parse it for you,
use a native library that parses it try https://zxingnet.codeplex.com/

or you could always parse the image yourself (I wouldn't recommend it)
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I've got one now and it works perfectly.  Will post the URL.
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