How to build your own Barcode search engine

If you can’t find a UPC database, build your own with our API

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How to build your own Barcode search engine

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This week we want to put the power back in your hands. Instead of looking up UPCs or barcodes on numerous online databases that suck ballz (refer to our previous post on the problems with UPCs here), why not build your own search engine?

By virtue of having the world’s largest UPC database (we extract data from all retailers online, and match unique products to their relevant UPCs), our API provides the unique capability of programmatically looking-up products by UPC in our database.

You can build your own search engine by creating an application that accesses our API to perform lookups.

Here’s a video tutorial on doing just that:

Published at: May 05, 2015

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