Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Flickr Hacks

Flickr Hacks: Rough Cuts Version
By Jim Bumgardner, Paul Bausch
Rough Cuts Release: January 2006
Print Book Release: February 2006
Series: Hacks
ISBN: 0-596-52709-8
Retail Price: $24.99 US

Flickr Hacks expands the fun and the utility of Flickr, Yahoo!'s popular digital photo-sharing service, by customizing this cutting-edge technology to store, sort, and share photos. The book adopts the game-like appeal of the Flickr site, in individual projects ranging from easy to advanced. quick hacks show you how to post photos directly to blogs and upload photos from a cell phone. Advanced hacks teach you to use the Flickr API, make photo puzzles and collages, and geocode photos to plot on a map.

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Over two million registered Flickr users and counting have discovered the ease and fun of organizing their photo libraries, showing off their favorite pictures to the world, and securely sharing their private pictures with friends, family, or ad hoc groups. But Flickr's own plethora of intuitive menus, options, and features just scratches the surface.

Flickr Hacks goes beyond the basics of storing, sorting, and sharing your photos to the much bigger playground of what's possible. Whether you're a beginner looking to manage your metadata and play with tags, or a programmer in need of a detailed reference of Flickr API methods, you'll find what you're looking for here. In addition to getting under the hood of some of the most popular third-party Flickr toys already in the wild, you'll learn how to (...) / here

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