integrating barcode reader in vb 2005

barcode , vb.net , rs232 , keyboard , scanner , reader , pos.net , com , dll , library Philippines
  • 8 years ago

    I am a student and I am about to make a program that will use a barcode scanner well ofcourse to scan a barcode. My problem is i don't know what library to use and what certain things i need to do so that when i am going to scan a barcode it'll be something like show it on a textbox and pull something from the database. i've actually research some. i've seen mscomm1 (not so sure about that) and POS for .net (haven't fully understood its use) were those will help me develop my program?

    i have a metrologic ms9520 Voyager barcode scanner. and i am going to create a program for it in vb2005.

    and somebody has told me that the system sees the scanner as a keyboard. if i am right my scanner use a rs232 port. how can i possibly use the scanner whenever it needs to be use and the data will be inputed in a textbox and after that it'll pull something from the database?

    your help will be greatly appreciated. thank you in advance.

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