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Batch Read From Files - VB.NET

BarCode Reader SDK sample in VB.NET demonstrating ‘Batch Read From Files’

Imports System.IO
Imports Bytescout.BarCodeReader

Module Module1

    Sub Main()

        ' Get all JPG files from the current folder
        Dim filesToScan As String() = Directory.GetFiles(Directory.GetCurrentDirectory(), "*.jpg")

        ' Open file to export results
        Dim resultsCsvFile As StreamWriter = File.CreateText("results.csv")

        ' Create barcode reader instance
        Dim reader As New Reader()
        reader.RegistrationName = "demo"
        reader.RegistrationKey = "demo"

        ' Set barcode types for searching
        reader.BarcodeTypesToFind.EAN13 = True
        ' Iterate over images and read barcodes
        For Each file As String In filesToScan

            Console.WriteLine("Reading barcode(s) from image {0}", file)

            ' -----------------------------------------------------------------------
            ' NOTE: We can read barcodes from specific page to increase performance .
            ' For sample please refer to "Decoding barcodes from PDF by pages" program.
            ' ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 

            ' Read barcodes from image
            Dim barcodes As FoundBarcode() = reader.ReadFrom(file)

            ' Display results in console
            For Each barcode As FoundBarcode In barcodes
                Console.WriteLine("Found barcode with type '{0}' and value '{1}'", barcode.Type, barcode.Value)

            ' Write results to file in CSV format. Note, you can also export to TXT and XML.
            Dim csv = reader.ExportFoundBarcodesToCSV()



        Console.WriteLine("Press any key to exit..")

    End Sub

End Module

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