And this is when I realize that I still have so much to learn!!!! Looks amazing ash!
Jason Pruim 352.234.3175 Google Voice 352.682.1073 Cell On Jun 1, 2012, at 1:44 PM, Ashley Sheridan <a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk> wrote: > This is a bit of a shameless plug, but it is a Friday and a pretty > special weekend over here. > > I recently got to work on something a bit fun at work in my spare time > and they liked it so much that it got used internally to celebrate the > jubilee weekend. > > This is the result http://jubilee.themlondon.com > > For those of you interested, the leg-work is done by a bunch of PHP > scripts run in the background via cron, split into 3 tasks: > > > 1. A script goes out and searches Twitter for tweets that mention > the jubilee, one instance per keyword and records those to a DB > to limit the draw on the Twitter API > 2. A second script goes over those tweets and pulls in all the > non-default profile images for each unique user > 3. Lastly, the image is built as 12 separate tiles every half hour, > using PHP and GD to match the average colour of each profile pic > to a spot on the image, and then these are stitched together for > the final image > > Anyway, hope you guys all have a great weekend, more so if you're > unlucky enough to be working over the whole 4 days :-/ > > -- > Thanks, > Ash > http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php