Mobile library for barcodes?

jonathandlynch at gmail.com jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 08:43:44 EST 2017


Yah, that is an issue. The getUserMedia() method does not work in any form on iPhone. Wow, that's annoying.

Good to know - thanks Mike.

Sent from my iPhone

> On Feb 1, 2017, at 6:47 AM, Roger Eller via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> No worries, Mike.  Someday perhaps a widget for every platform will
> eMERGE.  /see what I did there.  :)
> 
> On Jan 31, 2017 10:03 PM, "Mike Kerner via use-livecode" <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> Roger, I agree.  I was not aware, until you mentioned it, this evening,
>> that zx ran on android.  If that is the case, and mergAV does not, then of
>> course it should not be deprecated, at least on Android.  On iOS, it is not
>> as useful for barcode scanning and recognition as mergAV is.  Anyway,
>> Jonathan, you would need mergAV to tell the camera to capture the image (on
>> ios), so I am not sure why you would then have a separate JS library
>> attempt to read it, since AV also includes a BC interpretation component.
>> 
>> On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 9:13 PM, Roger Eller via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> When a question about what's available for "mobile" is raised, I always
>>> read it as "android, iOS, and maybe even Windows-mobile".  I never
>>> purchaced the full merg-suite because it doesn't fully support all of
>>> LiveCodes mobile platforms.  I do have mergZXing because it works on
>>> Android.  It shouldn't be deprecated unless there is an x-plat
>> replacement.
>>> 
>>> ~Roger
>>> 
>>> On Jan 31, 2017 5:48 PM, "Mike Kerner via use-livecode" <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> See my email.  mergAV is choice #1 for reading.  mergZX reads, but is
>> not
>>>> as advanced as mergAV and really should be deprecated because it does
>> not
>>>> have any features that mergAV does not have.  It just uses a different
>>> code
>>>> base.
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