Creating QR and Tag Codes

Creating QR and Tag Codes

by Phil Dutson

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In this short lesson adapted from Sams Teach Yourself jQuery Mobile in 24 Hours, learn what QR codes are and how you can use them as an effective marketing technique.  This useful Short covers how to render QR codes using available code-rendering websites or creating them on your own, stylizing QR codes for better customer response, and generating Microsoft Tag codes, which can be used to serve content to mobile devices just like QR codes do. 


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133118346
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 05/10/2012
Series: Sams Teach Yourself -- Hours
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Phil Dutson is the lead front-end developer for ICON Health and Fitness. He has worked on projects and solutions for NordicTrack, ProForm, Freemotion, Sears, Costco, Sam's Club, and others. He was an original team member of the iFit team that integrated Google Maps into personalized workout creation and playback. Phil co-founded and currently manages The E-Com DevBlog, a development blog focused on web development and solutions. To learn more visit

Table of Contents

Delving into QR and Tag Codes     1

Scanning QR Codes     2

   Scan     2

   RedLaser     2

   ShopSavvy     2

   ScanLife     3

   Barcode Scanner     3

   Microsoft Tag     3

Rendering Quick Response Codes     3

   Third-Party QR Generation     5

   Generating Your QR Codes     7

   Stylizing QR Codes     9

Generating Microsoft Tag Codes     13

   Generating a Tag     14

   Downloading a Tag     15

Summary     16

Q&A     17

Workshop     17

   Quiz     17

   Answers     18

   Exercises     18

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