Flickr is presently the most popular online photo management system in widespread use today
Recently purchased by Yahoo! and growing at a rate of 5-10% per week, Flickr stands to dominate the online photo management market
Written by experienced developer Rob Kunkle, and Phlickr developer Andrew Morton
Readers will learn how to use PHP-API Phlickr to write and retrieve photos, and learn to format Flickr tags and other information into RSS feeds
About this book
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.
- Open Source
- Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
- search engine marketing (SEM)
About the authors
Book Title: Building Flickr Applications with PHP
Authors: Andrew Morton, Rob Kunkle
Publisher: Apress Berkeley, CA
eBook Packages: Professional and Applied Computing, Professional and Applied Computing (R0)
Copyright Information: Andrew Morton and Rob Kunkle 2006
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-59059-612-8Published: 23 August 2006
Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4302-1164-8Published: 16 November 2014
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XX, 194
Topics: Web Development, Software Engineering