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Web gallery with Image Magick

I had trouble getting Gimp to do my bidding via the console for batch processing. Learn Scheme? Yet another language? Well, Image Magick is amazing, and Darwin comes with a version of it. So, from here (IM tutorial) and here (Bash scripting guide) we have a pretty simple script to make a quick and dirty image gallery:

#Call using say ./ "*.JPG"

mkdir Thumbs
mogrify -format jpg -path Thumbs -auto-orient -thumbnail 100x100 *.JPG
echo "
<body>" > $gfn

for img in $1
echo "<a href=\"$img\"><img src=\"Thumbs/$img\"></a>" >> $gfn

echo "
</html>" >> $gfn
And BTW, putting code in Blogger is a pain, because blogger interprets the html, so here is an applet from Francois to do the conversions. Thanks Francois!


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