Building Flickr Applications with PHP

Building Flickr Applications with PHP

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Building Flickr Applications with PHP teaches you how to use todays most popular online photo management system. Youa€™ll 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. Youa€™ll 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, youa€™ll 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. Youa€™ll also learn how to build upon Flickrs photo collaboration features to create interfaces for working with others on photo album projects. And youa€™ll 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


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