[owncloud-devel] [Owncloud] Pictures App Improvements

Jan-Christoph Borchardt hey at jancborchardt.net
Sun Feb 9 06:14:55 MET 2014

Hey Tim,

That's cool! If you want to make a better Pictures app, I do suggest you contribute to the existing one to improve it. That way we work on one proper app instead of multiple half-done ones. ;)

You can find it at http://github.com/owncloud/apps in the "gallery" folder.
Best is if you also subscribe to the devel at owncloud.org developer list and join the #owncloud-dev and #owncloud-design channels on IRC (freenode).


On Feb 8, 2014 6:24 PM, Tim McIver <tim at timmciver.com> wrote:
> Hello, 
> I'm new to OC but really loving it.  One thing I find disappointing is 
> the default 'Pictures' app.  I'd like to be able to organize pictures 
> into galleries as well as to tag them.  As I understand it the 
> 'Pictures' app is just a view into the user's files.  It looks like the 
> 'Pictures' app does support the creation of galleries, though I have no 
> idea how to create one.  Also, it's not obvious how to add images 
> (there's already an issue for this: 
> https://github.com/owncloud/apps/issues/82).  There's also an issue for 
> supporting tagging: 
> https://github.com/owncloud/apps/issues/1124. 
> I'm very willing to contribute to OC to get the functionality that I 
> want but I wanted to find out what the best course of action is. Are 
> these changes that should be a part of the 'Pictures' app or should I 
> create my own separate app (or use/contribute to an existing third party 
> app)? 
> I appreciate any feedback.  And thanks for a great application! 
> Tim 
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