My name is Eric, and I recently started a four month apprentice program here at Varvet, mainly focusing on web development. First off, I’ll briefly introduce myself.
I’m born and raised in the western parts of Gothenburg and apart from computers...
The smartphone is an amazing device, it lets us find and consume almost any information we could want and communicate with anyone around the world in text, speech or video. By being this versatile the smartphone has become...
Making your Android application barcode aware should be easy! Luckily it is using Google Play services and the Mobile Vision APIs. It allows you to scan barcodes (e.g. QR codes) quickly and locally (making it really fast!) with very little effort on you the developer. All the classes you need are available through the namespace
com.google.android.gms.vision.barcode and this blog post will showcase through an example how to implement Google’s barcode reader.
The use case we will solve is “From this activity I’d like to scan a QR code and instantly get the scanned data back to this activity”.