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Monday, November 29, 2010

Taiwan POD FlickR Group

Bar BeerHello Everyone!

Recently we have been monitoring the Taiwan Picture of the Day Candidates FlickR page. We are cleaning it up and eliminating a few of the extra entries. Please, if you are submitting photos to this group, make sure to include only your best shots of Taiwan so we can select them for the daily picture. We are currently in the process of further automation and editorial review. Remember, this is for you - the Taiwan Photographer - to get some exposure to your work.

Thank you for your Support,


Picture Layout

Just another manic Monday...

Working now on a page full of nice cabinet pictures. Lucky for us we were able to upload all of those good looking pictures, but now we need a little nicer layout. If you have any ideas, let me know. Please let me know.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Taiwan Daily Facebook App


The Taiwan Daily Facebook App is up and running again. Now they have changed around their system and you don't have all those boxes in your profile page. It used to be that one of those boxes could show the Taiwan Daily Picture if you add it to your profile page. Now that part of their site has disappeared completely, so I had to redo the whole thing using their javascript sdk / jquery. It wasn't easy, but following the laborious yet successful completion of LinkMan, this one turned out to be much quicker. Now, I guess I need to figure out how to post one picture per day, or a weeks worth, on the user's streams. I wonder how many people want to get one picture per day on their facebook stream.... I guess we'll find out soon.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

New Application

Dear Folks,

I recently set up a new facebook application to save your facebook links. Please add it and let me know if you have any trouble with it. This is important because facebook only displays your links 6 at a time now and it takes a long time to go through them if you have more than a dozen! Also, it is very difficult to capture the source html they are using, so I made it easy to copy the html including the image location in one go. FBML is getting deprecated, so I wrote the new app completely in Javascript on a normal html page. No more php sdk. Less load on the server.

I re-learned their entire api system since it had totally changed since I worked on the Taiwan Daily App. Now, I see that one is totally out of date so the next step is to start working on that and get it back into tip-top-shape.