Link-OS® Multiplatform SDK
The Link-OS® Multiplatform SDK enables developers to create applications for Zebra printers on most popular operating systems, including Windows, Android, iOS, Linux & Xamarin
A cross-platform SDK that enables you to develop Windows®, Linux, Android™, iOS™, Windows Mobile™ and Windows CE™ applications for Zebra printers
Our Link-OS Multiplatform SDK contains everything you need to develop applications for Zebra printers: Expanded demos, extensive documentation, and template printing; Develop apps leveraging the Cloud Connect feature using our Webservices demo code; Supports Java, Objective C, C# and VB; Includes expanded Xamarin Cross-platform development toolset for IOS and Android; Supports Link-OS printers and the ZC family of card printers.
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Android

Java SDK for label and receipt printing with Android devices.

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Android-BTLE

Zebra label and receipt printer Java API for Android when using Bluetooth BTLE.

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iOS

Objective-C API for label and receipt printing with iOS devices

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PC - Java

Java SDK for label and receipt printing with PC/MAC/Linux devices

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PC - .NET

C# and VB.NET compatible SDK for label and receipt printing with Windows versions 7, 8.1, and 10

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Web Services

Java SDK API for label and receipt printing from web servers using Weblink technology

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Win Mobile/CE

.Net SDK for label and receipt printing with Windows Mobile and CE devices

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Xamarin

Zebra label and receipt printer cross-pplatform API for Android, iOS, Forms, and PCL

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Android

Zebra card printer Java API for printing with Android devices.

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PC - .NET

.NET SDK for card printing in from a PC to Zebra ZXP Card Printers

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PC - Java

Java SDK for card printing from a PC/MAC/Linux to Zebra ZXP Card Printers

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Out of Box Behaviour

Your app should work with the Zebra Printer you specify. It should work with that printer if the printer is brand new out of the box. Not all printers have the same default behaviors. The default settings may not meet the needs of your application.

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Stability

The app should not crash or freeze when attempting to print. This includes failure to print without notifying the user of cause.

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Security

Communication to a printer should be treated as a potential security risk. Follow security best practices for your organization or customers. The printers are open to most communication by default.

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Format

Customers want their printouts to be easy to read and scan. They also want their branding to be noticeable.

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Language

Zebra printers support several different formatting languages. Different printers use different default formatting languages.

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Status

The status will tell you if the printer is ready to print or in an error state.

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Display Printer Error Status

The user should be alerted to status issues with the printer. They should not have to look at the printer to find this out.

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Performance

Printer performance is measured on several factors. Time to print (the time between user activating the print action and the printer starting to print) and mobile printer battery life are some of the most important performance issues that are affected by software interaction

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