Flashr: Flash and the Flickr API

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  • 1.
      • Flash and the Flickr API
      • Kelvin Luck
  • 2. What?
    • An ActionScript 2 wrapper around the Flickr API.
    • Hides XML parsing and implementation details and provides nice objects like Photos, Photosets and Tags.
    • Provides higher level functionality like request queuing, caching.
  • 3. Who?
    • Flash developers with an understanding of Action Script 2.
  • 4. Why?
    • Quicker and easier than rolling your own every time.
    • Benefits of widely tested codebase.
    • Exposes some “hidden” Flickr API functionality.
  • 5. How?
    • Simple example app walkthrough... http://flashr.kelvinluck.com/assets/0.5/barcamp/
  • 6. Where?
    • Sourcecode / documentation available from: http://flashr.kelvinluck.com/
    • Upcoming 0.5 release available from: http://flashr.kelvinluck.com/assets/0.5/
    • Files from this presentation available from: http://flashr.kelvinluck.com/assets/0.5/barcamp.zip
  • 7. In the wild!
    • Islands Of Consciousness by Mario Klingemann http://incubator.quasimondo.com/flash/islands_of_consciousness.php
    • Selfportraitr by me http://www.pacemacgill.com/exhibitions_flickr06.php
    • Flappr by Buck DeFore http://bcdef.org/flappr/
    • Interesting v4 by me http://kelvinluck.com/assets/flickr_api/0.5/interesting4.php
  • 8. Questions?