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Map Photos with uMap and PHP

If you happen to use a photo publishing application like Mejiro that stores photos and their thumbnails in regular directories, you can automatically map your photos with uMap and a dash of PHP scripting. Better still, there is no need

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Mejiro Update: Responsive and Improved

Up until now, Mejiro sort of worked on mobile devices. But sort of is, of course, not good enough. So after some hacking and tweaking, I’ve managed to rework Mejiro into a fully-responsive application using example code in the excellent Responsive Image

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New Year Mejiro Update

I’m ringing in the new year with a Mejiro update. The current version of Mejiro has a few improvements and tweaks in store. Most notably, the application can now handle subfolders, so you can group photos in folders inside the photo directory

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Mejiro Update: Ironing Out Wrinkles

This release of Mejiro is all about fixing minor problems and annoyances. As you may know, in order to display photos, Mejiro must generate thumbnails for all uploaded photos. Depending on the number of photos and hardware, this task can take considerable time

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Mejiro Update: Now with a Stream View

Time for another Mejiro update. By default, Mejiro displays all published photos as a thumbnail grid, but the latest version also features a stream view that displays the photos as a continuous stream. To switch to the stream view, click the

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Run Mejiro without a Server

Deploying Mejiro (or any PHP-based application for that matter) for production use usually requires a dedicated web server like Apache or lighttpd. However, it’s possible to run Mejiro using PHP’s built-in server. To do this, you need to install PHP,

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Mejiro Update: Now with Analytics and Google Maps Support

Although I consider Mejiro more or less feature complete, I still find ways to improve and tweak my no-frills photo publishing application. The latest Mejiro release is a case in point. Previously, the application offered a rudimentary visitor tracking feature. When enabled, it

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

Curve presets for digiKam and the GIMP

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