SpringCard Document Repository

Welcome to SpringCard Document Repository.

Whether you're integrating a SpringCard PC/SC coupler or Smart Reader, developing on a desktop/laptop system such as Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Android, iOS, or targetting an embedded Linux or a microcontroller-based design, this server hosts the guides and API reference you need.

Developer Guides

Guide Link
SpringCore Developer Guide books/SpringCore
SpringCard Companion Developer Guide books/Companion
SpringCard MQTT API & Developer Guide books/MQTT

User Guides

Guide Link
SpringCore-related command-line tools books/Tools/SpringCore
Tools from the PC/SC SDK books/Tools/PCSC_SDK

API reference

.NET libraries

Namespace Description Link
SpringCard.PCSC Use PC/SC couplers and smart cards from .NET applications apis/NET/PCSC
SpringCard.PCSC.Helpers High-level access to a few current cards and to advanced coupler features apis/NET/PCSC-Helpers
SpringCard.PCSC.Bridge The PC/SC Bridge is a (virtual) PC/SC driver for remote or non-USB smartcard readers. This API is the reader-side part of the solution. apis/NET/PCSC-Bridge
SpringCard.SmartReader Communicate and manage SpringCard Smart Reader devices, either through a local or remote communication link (RS-485, TCP, UDP, BLE, USB Direct) or using Master Cards as communication vector apis/NET/SmartReader
SpringCard.SpringCore Communicate and manager SpringCard SpringCore device using the Direct protocol (library behind SpringCard Companion) apis/NET/SpringCore
SpringCard.LibCs A set of utilities to simplify the development of .NET application apis/NET/Utils
SpringCard.LibCs.Windows A set of utilities for the Windows platform apis/NET/Windows
SpringCard.AppleVas Terminal-side implementation of the Apple VAS protocol (PassKit / NFC passes stored in Apple Wallet) apis/NET/AppleVAS
SpringCard.GoogleVas Terminal-side implementation of the Google VAS protocol (SmartTap / NFC passes stored in Google Pay) apis/NET/GoogleVAS

Android libraries

Namespace Description Link
com.springcard.pcsclike Use compliant PC/SC couplers over USB or BLE on Android
See project homepage on GitHub:

iOS libraries

Framework Description Link
SpringCard_PcSc_Like.framework Use compliant PC/SC couplers over USB on iOS
See project homepage on GitHub:

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