blinkinput-react-native

    4.3.0 • Public • Published

    BlinkInput SDK wrapper for React Native

    This repository contains example wrapper for BlinkInput native SDK for Android and iOS. For 100% of features and maximum control, consider using native SDK.

    Licensing

    • Generate a free demo license key to start using the SDK in your app (registration required)

    • Get information about pricing and licensing of BlinkInput

    React Native Version

    BlinkInput React Native was built and tested with React Native v0.61.5

    Installation

    First generate an empty project if needed:

    react-native init --version="0.61.5" NameOfYourProject

    Add the blinkinput-react-native module to your project:

    cd <path_to_your_project>
    npm i --save blinkinput-react-native

    Linking

    iOS

    Link module with your project:

    react-native link blinkinput-react-native

    CocoaPods is a dependency manager for Objective-C, which automates and simplifies the process of using 3rd-party libraries like BlinkInput in your projects.

    • If you wish to use version v1.4.0 or above, you need to install Git Large File Storage by running these comamnds:
    brew install git-lfs
    git lfs install
    • Be sure to restart your console after installing Git LFS

    Installing pods

    From react-native 0.60 CocoaPods are now part of React Native's iOS project.

    Go to NameOfYourProject/ios folder and install Pods

    pod install

    Our blinkinput-react-native depends on latest PPBlinkOCR pod so it will be installed automatically.

    To run iOS application, open NameOfYourProject.xcworkspace, set Your team for every Target in General settings and add Privacy - Camera Usage Description key to Your info.plist file and press run

    Android

    Add microblink maven repository to project level build.gradle:

    allprojects {
      repositories {
        // don't forget to add maven and jcenter
        mavenLocal()
        jcenter()
        
        // ... other repositories your project needs
        
        maven { url "http://maven.microblink.com" }
      }
    }
    

    Demo

    This repository contains initReactNativeDemoApp.sh script that will create React Native project and download all of its dependencies. You can run this script with following command:

    ./initReactNativeDemoApp.sh

    Usage

    To use the module you call it in your index.android.js or index.ios.js file like in the example app. Available recognizers and API documentation is available in JS API files.

    FAQ

    Can I create a custom UI overlay?

    Yes you can, but you will have to implement it natively for android and ios, you can see native implementation guides here(Android) and here(ios).

    Known react-native problems:

    Android build exception - missing ReactSwipeRefreshLayout

    java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com.facebook.react.views.swiperefresh.ReactSwipeRefreshLayout

    Add the following line to dependencies section in android/app/build.gradle:

    implementation 'androidx.swiperefreshlayout:swiperefreshlayout:1.1.0-alpha02'

    Install

    npm i blinkinput-react-native

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    4.3.0

    License

    MIT

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    • matvidako_micro