Today we’re going to take a look at the PhoneGap Barcode Scanner plugin by Scandit, and explore how developers can benefit from working with this innovative platform. PhoneGap is a popular open source framework for quickly building cross-platform mobile apps using HTML5, Javascript and CSS. The framework is designed to make it easy for web developers to get started building apps on iOS and Android devices, alongside five other mobile...

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about QR codes, first we created a guide that demonstrates how to easily create personalized QR codes, and more recently our CTO Christian discussed QR codes on Swiss National Television. Today we want to continue the discussion by taking an in-depth look at the error correction capabilities of QR codes. It turns out that all QR codes have built-in error correction capabilities that allow for...

  By now we’ve all been exposed to QR codes, the lovely squares which are decorating everything from subway posters to graves these days. Today we’re going to share how you can make your own weird and wacky personalized QR codes by inserting a logo or an image into the center! Let’s take a look at both do-it-yourself methods and online tools that’ll help make this happen:   Do it Yourself While allowing for...

Back in November, we gave you an overview of the technology landscape that we use at Scandit to run our product analytics platform (Scanalytics). In response to that post, we received quite a few questions from people asking about our experience with the Apache Cassandra project, which we use for storing scan data and analytics reports. Because of this interest we thought it would be a great idea to share...