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Send Selfie to Flickr or Photobucket

  • I think this module is fun:

    But e-mailing the selfie image seems kind of clunky. I think it would be great if the “Selfie” image can be automatically (or optionally) uploaded to my account on an online image hosting service.

    I can handle a lot of the simple changes to the code. I’m comfortable modifying the socketNotificaiton send and receives, and I think I know what I need to carve out of the original module. But I do not know how to write the script that will communicate with the image hosting servers. Any help will be greatly appreciated!

  • You will need to communicate via the API’s that these services provide. For example flickr has this:

  • Moderator

    @alexyak this flickr-upload npm package can be utilized for that functionality. (Heh, I just realized it was written by a friend of mine)

  • Project Sponsor Module Developer

    @alexyak @morozgrafix


    I have camera installed (and dependencies) working on my MM. The only problem I have is that it doesn’t email the picture. I’m sure I’ve made a mistake somewhere. I was hoping you might help me.

    			module: 'camera',
        			position: 'top_right',
        			config: {
    			selfieInterval: 3,  // Time interval in seconds before the photo will be taken.
            		emailConfig: {
                		service: 'iCloud', // Email provider to use to send email with a photo.
                		auth: {
                    	user: '', // Your email account
                    	pass: 'xxxxxxxxxx'        // Your password for email account

    Does it use the same email account to send To: and From: ? If not, how/where do I tell the module the address to send the picture to? Also, can I change the size of the picture being taken from 640x480 to 320x240?

    Many thanks ahead of time. 👍🏻

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