Author Archives: chungrim

ZXing and CppUnit ported for BB 10

ZXing (pronounced “zebra crossing”) is an open-source, multi-format 1D/2D barcode image processing library implemented in Java, with ports to other languages. It decodes barcodes on the device without communicating with a server. ZXing currently support these formats: UPC-A and UPC-E … Continue reading

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JSON_parser available for PlayBook

We are hosting the unmodified source for a JSON parser written by Jean Gressmann (based on’s JSON checker) as a new JSON_parser repository. This high-performance, C-based, library can be used as a parser or as a checker.  Through a callback … Continue reading

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CouchDB on the PlayBook

We’re excited to add a port of Apache CouchDB (home site, Wikipedia), the most widely deployed document-oriented database, to complement the data persistence APIs on the PlayBook. CouchDB is a NoSQL database featuring a RESTful JSON API, ACID semantics and … Continue reading

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