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20051117

one picture, a thousand words, yada yada

I’ve grown a new interest in having a life recently, and some guilt for my readers who wouldn’t see blog updates in weeks while my flickr account is rather active.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so I’m just going to integrate the photolog in the blog itself: you’ll see thousands words, ain’t that grand?

Now, I think I could just use flickr’s “Blog This” function, but that would leave me with twenty six blog entries to edit for accurate date and tags. Boooooring.

So before I set on to script my way out of this problem with some flickr API love and direct post injections in WP, if you know a script that already does that please comment with some pointers!
Not that I couldn’t do it, but do we really need to code the wheel twice?

(That message brought to you by the I-have-a-thousand-things-to-catch-up-on division. Thanks for your attention, and have a nice day.)

Update: it’s done! (With custom, terrible-looking code.)


7 responses

  1. Nan mais j’y crois pas, il va jusqu’à piquer des plug-ins déjà faits au lieu de les coder soi-même avec ses piti doigts de fée !!! Ahlalalala, ma bonne dame, tout se perd ! ;-)

    #1 Matoo2005/11/17 at 17:44

  2. Matoo: résultat, j’ai fait un truc atrocement ad-hoc, avec ce que j’avais déjà. C’était sale, je ne publierai pas ce code, mais ça a eu le mérite de marcher. Peut être que je ferai un truc plus propre et portable un de ces jours. :)

    #2 michel v — 2005/11/17 at 18:21

  3. quel fainéant ! :p
    http://tantannoodles.com/toolkit/wp-flickr-post-bar/
    http://blog.stuffedguys.com/2005/02/27/flickr-insert-plugin-for-wordpress/
    http://www.randombyte.net/blog/projects/falbum/
    http://mcnicks.org/plugins/flickr-post/
    http://www.dvhome.co.uk/93/wp-flickr-v03/

    #3 Alecska2005/11/17 at 21:42

  4. FAlbum is already in use for /photolog/ but its code sucks, mixing presentation with logic.
    The rest are plugins that assume I’ll be posting new blog posts by hand, and that was definitely out of question.
    Laziness? hah. But laziness is a great motor to get things done. :)

    #4 michel v — 2005/11/18 at 0:17

  5. Tu es magnifique sur cette photo mon Michou:
    http://static.flickr.com/31/59653480_7bb2677786.jpg?v=0

    #5 kwyxz2005/11/18 at 1:57

  6. I admit I agree :)

    #6 Alecska2005/11/18 at 14:39

  7. Code is never terrible :) Art can’t be terrible – it is inexplicable phenomenon!

    #7 flykoo2006/10/19 at 0:38

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