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by Bob Lee Eric Burke on Nov 08, 2010 |

Bob Lee and Eric Burke present Square, a card reader and its corresponding application used to read bank cards in order to receive payments through an Android device, showing how the magnetic stripe decoding works, presenting a point-of-sale API, and a library for persistence, REST communication and dialog management.


Bob Lee is the Android lead for Square. Before that, he was the Android core library lead at Google. He created Google Guice and led JSR-330 Dependency Injection for Java. Eric Burke is Square’s Android UI guru. He was formerly a Principal SE for Object Computing, Inc. He has written books for O’Reilly about XSLT, Extreme Programming and Ant.

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