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Image handling in core
       ... for real this time
fixing drupal image
     handling
no more walkah
     drupalcon
presentations about
      images
(yeah, right)
What to we have?
What do we need?
How are you gonna
      fix it?
How do we get there?
What do we have?
How do I
upload my
f()#@)@*
 picture?!
image_attach
                                          img_assist
                     image.module


image.imagemagick.in...
I just want one f#(@*# image module!
toolkits

• unclear to users that they are available
• no way to tell where to get them
• awkward to install
image.inc - image api

• Too sparse
• Toolkits are clumsy
• Anyone even know it’s there?
image.module
image.module

• “Image as nodes”
• No CCK support
• No per-type resizing
imagecache


• “non optimal” interface
• “fragile”
imagefield

• Effectively requires imagecache
• Not as “easy” as image module
• Otherwise pretty cool, I guess
What do we want?
OMFG, uploading pictures in Drupal
   is easier than wordpress!
<steef> OMFG, walkah, image
manipulation in drupal does
*everything* I’ve ever
wanted!
what do I want?
galleries, croppers, etc

    image cck field type

image upload form widget

transformation rule building

         image ...
clear and simple
end users
site builders
developers
to never ever EVER
 get another image
   support email
ever.
how do we get there?
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  1. 1. Image handling in core ... for real this time
  2. 2. fixing drupal image handling
  3. 3. no more walkah drupalcon presentations about images
  4. 4. (yeah, right)
  5. 5. What to we have?
  6. 6. What do we need?
  7. 7. How are you gonna fix it?
  8. 8. How do we get there?
  9. 9. What do we have?
  10. 10. How do I upload my f()#@)@* picture?!
  11. 11. image_attach img_assist image.module image.imagemagick.inc imagefield image.inc imagecache upload_image.module upload.module acidfree
  12. 12. I just want one f#(@*# image module!
  13. 13. toolkits • unclear to users that they are available • no way to tell where to get them • awkward to install
  14. 14. image.inc - image api • Too sparse • Toolkits are clumsy • Anyone even know it’s there?
  15. 15. image.module
  16. 16. image.module • “Image as nodes” • No CCK support • No per-type resizing
  17. 17. imagecache • “non optimal” interface • “fragile”
  18. 18. imagefield • Effectively requires imagecache • Not as “easy” as image module • Otherwise pretty cool, I guess
  19. 19. What do we want?
  20. 20. OMFG, uploading pictures in Drupal is easier than wordpress!
  21. 21. <steef> OMFG, walkah, image manipulation in drupal does *everything* I’ve ever wanted!
  22. 22. what do I want?
  23. 23. galleries, croppers, etc image cck field type image upload form widget transformation rule building image api toolkits
  24. 24. clear and simple
  25. 25. end users
  26. 26. site builders
  27. 27. developers
  28. 28. to never ever EVER get another image support email
  29. 29. ever.
  30. 30. how do we get there?
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