What’s the Difference Between SDK and API?

What's the difference between an SDK and API?

You may be wondering what’s the difference between an SDK and an API. The short answer is that they are used in different ways and for different purposes. In this post, we discuss what is an SDK, and what is an API. What is an SDK? A Software Development Kit (SDK) provides a set of…

How to Decode PDF417 Barcodes

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PDF417 barcodes are a type of stacked, variable length, bidirectional 2D barcode. It is one of the most widely used 2D barcodes, most commonly found in logistics, transportation (boarding passes), government identification (driver licenses and identification cards), inventory and document management (postal packages). Some of the main features of PDF417 codes are: Encodes all 128…

How to Batch Process Checks via MICR

Recently, a potential customer reached out to our Support Team during a Live Chat session and asked us if we had any JavaScript APIs to capture MICR from a Canon scanner.   After asking a few follow-up questions to get a better idea of their project requirement, the question was asked: “I have a Canon TWAIN…

How to Improve macOS User Experience

improve macos user experience

How to improve macOS user experience continues to be a critical task for software developers, especially for those who develop document management applications. These applications have a main focus which is to improve efficiency and reduce workflow processes.  There are two recent updates with Dynamic Web TWAIN SDK that significantly improve macOS user experience and…

Dynamsoft Barcode Reader SDK v7.2 is Released

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7.2 for Windows/Mobile/Linux (09/24/2019) New Added more barcode formats: GS1 Databar (Omnidirectional, Truncated, Stacked, Stacked Omnidirectional, Limited, Expanded, Expanded Stacked) PatchCode Maxicode (mode 2-5) Micro PDF417 Micro QR GS1 Composite (combination of OneD and PDF417/Micro PDF 417) Non-standard Barcode Added the capability of reading Direct Part Marking (DPM) code. It can be enabled by turning…

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