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Perl Library for the Webthumb API

David Precious has released a perl library for the Webthumb API. Its available on CPAN, WebService::Bluga::Webthumb Thanks David.

Webthumb server move

Webthumb.bluga.net has completed its move to a new server. Everything should be running smoothly at this point, but if you run into any problems let me know. If your dns is slow to update, you can use new.bluga.net.

Webthumb Updates

I haven’t been actively blogging as of late, this is not likely to change, but here is some quick Webthumb news. The PHP apiwrapper has been updated, there have been some API updates but nothing recently. One important item is…

WebThumb is back up

Once the dns change fully propagates Webthumb will be back up and fully running. If you had a different apikey on the backup instance you will want to switch back to your normal apikey. Your apikey is viewable on your…

Its Alive

My blog and the rest of my sites are back up again, running on new hardware. The 2nd backup server/thumbnail processor is still waiting on some heat sinks before it can get installed but now were running on a server…

5 Million thumbnails

Webthumb hit 5 million thumbnails some time last night. This blows away the last million time, taking just 34 days for this million. On that note contact me if you are interested in bulk purchases of credits. For purchases of…

Webthumb API Change

Error handling for Webthumb job requests has changed. Requests with bad urls are now silently ignored instead of dropping the entire request at the first error. This will fix problems with bad urls in multi-request submissions. Let me know if…

Easythumb Changes

For anyone using Easythumb I have good news and bad news. The good news is the rate for cached thumbnail delivery has been changed to .05 credits. The bad news is the bug where you weren’t getting charged for cached…

4 Million Thumbnails

Webthumb generated its 4 millionth thumbnail on monday The official time was 2008-08-11 11:09:49. I’ve been making good progress on the thumbnail rates lately, this million was a bit faster the last. If you want to help me hit the…

Webthumb API Ruby Gem

Thanks to simplificator there is now a Ruby gem for using the Webthumb API. Announcement and installation instructions Readme