QR Codes with Python

QR is short for Quick Response, and they are named so because they can be read quickly by a cell phone. They are used to take information from transitory media and put it on your cell phone. In this article, I will walk you through a tutorial on how to generate QR codes with Python.

What is a QR code?

QR codes are used to encode and decode the data into a machine-readable form. The use of camera phones to read two-dimensional barcodes for various purposes is currently a popular topic in both types of research and practical applications. 

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It contains a grid of black squares on a white background, which can be read by any imaging device such as a camera, and processed to extract the required data from the patterns that are present in the horizontal components of the image.

QR Codes with Python: Tutorial

In this section, I will take you through a tutorial on how to generate QR codes with Python. To generate QR Codes with Python you need to install only one Python library for this task:

  • pip install pyqrcode

Now let’s see how to create a QR Code with Python programming language:

import pyqrcode 
from pyqrcode import QRCode 
  
# String which represent the QR code 
s = "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeO9hPCfRzqb2yTuAn713Mg"
  
# Generate QR code 
url = pyqrcode.create(s) 
  
# Create and save the png file naming "myqr.png" 
url.svg("myyoutube.svg", scale = 8) 

I hope you liked this article on how to generate a QR Code with Python. Feel free to ask your valuable questions in the comments section below.

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  1. Can we scan this QR Code ?
    print(“You are Great Sir I am following your Projects for practise. Thank you so much”)

  2. Thanks for all of these examples my friend and the time you’ve taken to break down each of your codes. Not all heroes wear capes 🙂