hi friends ..
i've noticed that many pos applications that allow the use of a barcode reader device is designed in a way so that there is a textbox on the pos window that is supposed to be used to receive the scanned barcode.
this approach has a main crippling feature. the barcode textbox should be the one with the focus before scanning the barcode, otherwise the loaded barcode characters will be useless or may mess around other controls.
another feature is that in most of the barcode readers the default suffix (the last character in the loaded barcode) is… Continue reading