We recommend starting your work with ABBYY FineReader Engine by selecting the appropriate scenario. After you select the appropriate scenario, you can find a detailed description of the scenario, implementation advice, and suggestions on optimizing the code for specific tasks in the Basic Usage Scenarios section. Additionally, you may familiarize yourself with ABBYY FineReader Engine-basic terms in Glossary.
If your task is not compatible with any of the basic scenarios, you may find useful advices in the Advanced Techniques section. We recommend you to refer to the Programming Aspects section, where you can find useful information on using ABBYY FineReader Engine in different programming languages. You can also take a look at the Samples provided with the ABBYY FineReader Engine developer package for quick start. For specific information on the API, see the detailed API Reference in this Developer's Help.