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Description

A better way to operate QR Code in Swift, support iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS.

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Compatible with all Platforms

EFQRCode is a lightweight, pure-Swift library for generating stylized QRCode images with watermark or icon, and for recognizing QRCode from images, inspired by qrcode. Based on

CoreGraphics
,
CoreImage
, and
ImageIO
, EFQRCode provides you a better way to handle QRCode in your app, no matter if it is on iOS, macOS, watchOS, and/or tvOS. You can integrate EFQRCode through CocoaPods, Carthage, and/or Swift Package Manager.

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Examples


Demo Projects

App Store

You can click the

App Store
button below to download demo, support iOS, tvOS and watchOS:

You can also click the

Mac App Store
button below to download demo for macOS:

Compile Demo Manually

To run the example project manually, clone the repo, demos are in the 'Examples' folder, remember run command

sh Startup.sh
in terminal to get all dependencies first, then open
EFQRCode.xcworkspace
with Xcode and select the target you want, run.

Or you can run the following command in terminal:

git clone [email protected]:EFPrefix/EFQRCode.git; cd EFQRCode; sh Startup.sh; open 'EFQRCode.xcworkspace'

Requirements

| Version | Needs | |:--------|:-------------------------------------------------------------------------------| | 1.x | Xcode 8.0+
Swift 3.0+
iOS 8.0+ / macOS 10.11+ / tvOS 9.0+ | | 4.x | Xcode 9.0+
Swift 4.0+
iOS 8.0+ / macOS 10.11+ / tvOS 9.0+ / watchOS 2.0+ | | 5.x | Xcode 11.1+
Swift 5.0+
iOS 8.0+ / macOS 10.11+ / tvOS 9.0+ / watchOS 2.0+| | 6.x | Xcode 12.0+
Swift 5.1+
iOS 9.0+ / macOS 10.10+ / tvOS 9.0+ / watchOS 2.0+|

Installation

CocoaPods

EFQRCode is available through CocoaPods. To install it, simply add the following line to your Podfile:

pod 'EFQRCode', '~> 6.1.0'

Then, run the following command:

$ pod install

Carthage

IMPORTANT: this workaround is necessary for Carthage to somewhat work in Xcode 12.

Carthage is a decentralized dependency manager that builds your dependencies and provides you with binary frameworks.

You can install Carthage with Homebrew using the following command:

$ brew update
$ brew install carthage

To integrate EFQRCode into your Xcode project using Carthage, specify it in your

Cartfile
:
github "EFPrefix/EFQRCode" ~> 6.1.0

Run

carthage update
to build the framework and drag the built
EFQRCode.framework
into your Xcode project.

Swift Package Manager

The Swift Package Manager is a tool for automating the distribution of Swift code and is integrated into the Swift compiler.

Once you have your Swift package set up, adding EFQRCode as a dependency is as easy as adding it to the

dependencies
value of your
Package.swift
.
dependencies: [
    .package(url: "https://github.com/EFPrefix/EFQRCode.git", .upToNextMinor(from: "6.1.0"))
]

Quick Start

1. Import EFQRCode

Import EFQRCode module where you want to use it:

import EFQRCode

2. Recognition

A String Array is returned as there might be several QR Codes in a single

CGImage
:
if let testImage = UIImage(named: "test.png")?.cgImage {
    let codes = EFQRCode.recognize(testImage)
    if !codes.isEmpty {
        print("There are \(codes.count) codes")
        for (index, code) in codes.enumerated() {
            print("The content of QR Code \(index) is \(code).")
        }
    } else {
        print("There is no QR Codes in testImage.")
    }
}

3. Generation

Create QR Code image, basic usage:

|Parameter|Description| |-:|:-| |

content
|REQUIRED, content of QR Code| |
size
|Width and height of image| |
backgroundColor
|Background color of QRCode| |
foregroundColor
|Foreground color of QRCode| |
watermark
|Background image of QRCode|
if let image = EFQRCode.generate(
    for: "https://github.com/EFPrefix/EFQRCode",
    watermark: UIImage(named: "WWF")?.cgImage
) {
    print("Create QRCode image success \(image)")
} else {
    print("Create QRCode image failed!")
}

Result:

4. Generation from GIF

Use

EFQRCode.generateGIF
to create GIF QRCode.

|Parameter|Description| |-:|:-| |

generator
|REQUIRED, an
EFQRCodeGenerator
instance with other settings| |
data
|REQUIRED, encoded input GIF| |
delay
|Output QRCode GIF delay, emitted means no change| |
loopCount
|Times looped in GIF, emitted means no change|
if let qrCodeData = EFQRCode.generateGIF(
    using: generator, withWatermarkGIF: data
) {
    print("Create QRCode image success.")
} else {
    print("Create QRCode image failed!")
}

You can get more information from the demo, result will like this:

5. Next

Learn more from User Guide.

Recommendations

  1. Please select a high contrast foreground and background color combinations;
  2. To improve the definition of QRCode images, increase
    size
    , or scale up using
    magnification
    (instead);
  3. Magnification too high/size too large/contents too long may cause failure;
  4. It is recommended to test the QRCode image before put it into use;
  5. You can contact me if there is any problem, both
    Issue
    and
    Pull request
    are welcome.

PS of PS: I wish you can click the

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button if this tool is useful for you, thanks, QAQ...

Other Platforms/Languages

Platforms/Languages

Link
Objective-C https://github.com/z624821876/YSQRCode
Java https://github.com/SumiMakito/AwesomeQRCode
JavaScript https://github.com/SumiMakito/Awesome-qr.js
Kotlin https://github.com/SumiMakito/AwesomeQRCode-Kotlin
Python https://github.com/sylnsfar/qrcode

Contributors

This project exists thanks to all the people who contribute. [Contribute]

PS: We use QRCodeSwift to generate QR code on watchOS, thanks to ApolloZhu.

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in Open Collective.

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Contact

Email: [email protected]

License

EFQRCode is available under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for more info.

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