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Tapping flickr, Part 1 April 13, 2009

This first quickie will be on iterating through the photos in a photoset (essentially, an album) and pitting them out in a thumbnail format with links to the larger versions.


PHP with SimpleXML
Flickr Account, and a developer API key.

This will spit out a nice dump of what you have to work with.
We’re mainly concerned with making sense out of the $oXML->photoset values.

Using from what we know off of the references we can generate thumbnails easily:

I hope this sparks some ideas – and Part 2 will involve some more detail oriented things.

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