Building Flickr Applications with PHP teaches you how to use todays most popular online photo management system. Youall learn to work with both your own photos and Flickrs enormous cache, and create new and compelling extensions to the Flickr platform. This book is a great pick because Its written by experienced developer Rob Kunkle and Phlickr developer Andrew Morton. Youall learn how to use the PHP API Phlickr to write and retrieve photos. Flicker is growing quickly in popularity in the online photo management world. Using the popular PHP-driven Phlickr API in conjunction with MySQL, youall discover how to take advantage of open source tools like PHP, Apache, and MySQL, as well as the Flickr architecture, to manage, retrieve, and format photos in imaginative ways. Youall also learn how to build upon Flickrs photo collaboration features to create interfaces for working with others on photo album projects. And youall learn how to format Flickr tags, taking advantage of RSS to distribute photo updates.This can also be easily accomplished using PHPa#39;s file_get_contents function. Try It Out: Downloading an Image File Leta#39;s go ahead and download an image. Since downloading a file involves the file system, wea#39;ll use the command line again.
|Title||:||Building Flickr Applications with PHP|
|Author||:||Andrew Morton, Rob Kunkle|
|Publisher||:||Apress - 2006-08-22|