I want to do a software project regarding barcode scanning. Basically I want to take an image of a 1D barcode then process the picture file and Decode the barcode.I am not a great programmer but I know the basics. I want to develop my skills through it. I want to use java or c++ for this project.
I am not sure where to start or should I even start.
How complex might it be?
Can anyone help me suggesting where to start or what should I learn to make this possible?
And how much time might it take to complete this if I give my time in learning to process image and learn decoding algorithms?
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Frankly, bar code decoding should be a function you add to your app rather than craft it again.
But I fear you have missed the big lesson in coding and that is how to research. I find many new programmers are loathe to do research and some go so …
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I had to write barcode scanning and decoding software back in the mid-1980's so our customers could use barcode scanners to log in/out workers from the plant (a major steel manufacturer). I had to research all of that so that the software could store the data (login/logout times) into the …
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