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For support, please use the new Support Forum. If you would like to contribute code to the project then please contact me. The code is held in a public version control repository at SourceForge, so you can update the code directly if you like!

FlickrViewer moved to SourceForge

I’ve moved the FlickrViewer code into SourceForge so that the code is in version control (subversion) and so that we have a proper help/support forum.

Files should still be downloaded from this web site, and although SF.Net provides other services I’ll probably not use them for the moment as the site is rather slow…

A couple of people have sent in some code modifications over the last few months, so I’ll try and add these to the project when I get a chance.

If you want to get involved in the project, do please get in touch.

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SimpleViewer update - FlickrViewer needs an update!

Just to let you know that SimpleViewer has been updated, and version 1.8 is now out.

FlickrViewer has only been tested with version 1.7 of SimpleViewer, so until I check out any compatability problems with this new version, you should stick to using the older version combination:

I’ll check out FlickrViewer when I get a chance, but at the moment I’m a bit too busy with other things…

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FlickrViewer 1.1 released

I’ve just released version 1.1 of FlickrViewer. (I didn’t find any bugs in 1.0 beta so there was never a 1.0 release.) Download it here.

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FlickrViewer update

Just a quick note to say thanks to the people who are using FlickrViewer, and who are providing me with useful feedback.

I’m going to try and get a release out soon to add a few enhancements:

  • Ability to turn off caching for people who are unable to create cache files
  • Extra diagnostic information when errors are encountered to help when solving problems
  • Ability to turn off link to flickr photo page

I’ll be looking at adding the ability to display multiple flickr albums to a future version of FlickrViewer too, but this is lower priority than the above points.

I’m also looking at doing a ‘lite’ version. This will allow you to generate an XML config file (imageData.xml) based on a Flickr album, but once done this will be static. This will be useful for people with crippled PHP web hosts.

FlickrViewer 1.0 Beta released

OK, the first release of FlickrViewer is available for download! Note that it is distributed under the GPL license.

FlickrViewer is a (hopefully) simple to use enhancement to SimpleViewer that allows SimpleViewer to display a selected flickr photo set. You can see it in action here.

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FlickrViewer - a PHP Flickr interface for SimpleViewer

I came across a nifty little Flash applet today called SimpleViewer. SimpleViewer is “a free, customizable Flash image viewing application“.

It’s pretty nifty I have to say, so I wrote a little bit of PHP (during my lunch break) to get SimpleViewer to pull in photos from a specified photo set in my Flickr account.

I’ve called this bit of code (rather imaginatively) FlickrViewer. You can see it in action here.

At the moment it’s a first draft. I’m happy for others to use it too, but I’d like to get a couple of people to ‘alpha/beta test’ it first. If you’re interested in getting involved, leave a comment below.

If you don’t want to help test, but want to use it on your site, just watch this category on my blog - I’ll update it when the code is available for download.