[Tutor] web gallery

Luis N tegmine at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 20:45:28 CEST 2005

On 8/15/05, paul.hendrick at gmail.com <paul.hendrick at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'd like to write some web gallery software from scratch for my girlfriend. I've looked at the > PIL (python imaging library) and I'm using it to generate thumbnails from given images.
> Something else i'd like to get done now though, is building an index of images.
> Are there any libs suited for this? basically I want an text index of images, which 
> contains the main image name, the thumbnail name, and a description. a new image can > be added to the index either by adding it via ftp, or through an html upload form with the  > comment in the form.
> So basically, i'm after advice on indexes.
> thanks for reading,
> Paul

You may find this useful: http://freshmeat.net/projects/python-exif/

I think you need to write a script, cgi or otherwise, which will read
a particular directory to create your index, including:

imagedir = 'path'

import os 
for item in os.listdir(imagedir):
    #grab some info about the image.


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