QR and barcode scanner in React

2 min readNov 21, 2021

mebjas/html5-qrcode is a fairly used open source library for implementing QR Code or barcode scanner in a web application. There are several developers who have been using it under web-view for android projects as well. In this article I’ll be explaining how to use html5-qrcode with React so it’s easier for developers using popular React framework to these functionalities with ease.



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