Books About Barcodes
Lines of Communication by
Includes quite a bit of technical information that can be useful to programmers.
We believe this book has been out of print for a while, but used copies are
often available on line.
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The Bar Code Book by
Roger C. Palmer
(Helmers Publishing, ISBN 0-911261-09-5, 386 pages)
This book offers an introduction to data entry techniques and the history of
barcodes, and a detailed description of the technology which underpins the
various types of barcodes in common use. Chapters describe all aspects,
including printing, scanning, verification, and more. Over 100 pages of
appendices cover technical details of the most widely used barcode symbologies.
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Punched Cards to Bar Codes
by Benjamin Nelson
(Helmers Publishing, ISBN 0-911261-12-5, 434 pages)
An excellent reference on the history of barcodes, this book includes
descriptions of over 260 different types of barcodes. We have successfully used
this book to identify samples of little-used codes that have been sent to us.
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