UPDATE: This post is no longer up to date. To read more about the many types of both one-dimensional and two-dimensional barcodes please see our latest guide to choosing the right barcodes. [ig_divider div_margin_top="10" div_margin_bottom="10" div_border_width="1" div_border_style="solid" div_border_color="#E5E5E5" disabled_el="no" ][/ig_divider] Today we’re going to take a look at detailed information about different types of barcodes. Through our free Community plan developers can easily add UPC, EAN and QR scanning for both iOS and...

Today we’re going to take a look at results from a recent survey which takes a look at state of mobile in the Enterprise. The survey, conducted by Appcelerator in late November 2012, includes responses from over 770 Enterprise leaders. Check out what they found: Download the Report Main Insights Enterprises predict that 2013 will be the year when the number of new mobile applications will surpass the number of new desktop applications. None...

We’re excited to announce that our CEO Samuel Mueller will be speaking at Europe’s Titanium Conference, tiConf 2013, this Thursday in Valencia, Spain.  tiConf is a 2-day mobile development conference primarily based around JavaScript and Appcelerator Titanium, which will feature workshops and talks from some of the best Titanium developers and businesspeople in Europe. Sam’s talk is on Saturday February 23rd at 4:50pm.  Here’s the scoop: Using a Barcode Scanner to Expand...

Today we’re going to take a look at Datamatrix codes, the small 2D matrix codes commonly using to track small products or electronics. We’ll also talk about how you can support Datamatrix codes on your iOS and Android apps using the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK. Datamatrix codes were originally created by Data Matrix, Inc, which was acquired by Siemens in 2005, and then Microscan Systems in 2008. Today Datamatrix code standards...

Howdy! Today we’re going to share some of the geekiest barcode novelty items that are out there. The best part is that all of this geekery is available for purchase on Etsy! Check it out:   Custom QR Code Cufflinks - $24.99 These handmade cufflinks will include a custom QR code of your choice. They’re great for the barcode obsessed business professional.   QR Code Temporary Tattoos – 12.00/set Aren’t you just dying to have a giant...

Happy New Year! 2012 was such an amazing year, and we're excited to make 2013 even greater! We'd like to send you our warmest wishes as you embark on your journey into the new year. Here's a special Haiku we prepared to kick off 2013:   Hope for the future Into the future Into a land of magic We walk together   Happy 2013 Everyone!...

Several months ago we announced the release of our Appcelerator barcode scanner module, which makes it quick and easy for developers to add a barcode scanner to their app. More recently we took a technical look at how developers can get started with the module, and today we’d like to share a recent Appcelerator webinar delivered by our CTO and co-founder Christian Floerkemeier. In the webinar Christian examines the benefits...

Howdy! As some of you may know, we've pioneered a new form of poetry known as the Haikode, a barcode-themed Haiku. This unique form of poetry has proven itself to put chuckles into the bellies of barcode-obsessed geeks worldwide, who've lovingly named these poems "lolcodes." You think cats are cuter? Wait til you see PDF417! Today we'd like to share some special edition Haikodes we've put together for the Holidays:   *Holiday Dinner* After all the goose QR...