Building Flickr Applications with PHP teaches you how to use todays most popular online photo management system. You’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.
- You’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, you’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. You’ll also learn how to build upon Flickrs photo collaboration features to create interfaces for working with others on photo album projects. And you’ll learn how to format Flickr tags, taking advantage of RSS to distribute photo updates.
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About the Author
Rob Kunkle is a developer and consultant with 10 years of experience building applications for a variety of platforms. Rob is also an experienced photographer and self-avowed Flickr addict.