a web-based graphics
How does WebFX do what it does? It's simple, actually!
WebFX totals nearly 5,800 lines of C sourcecode, spanning 16 files.
Over 2,700 lines of that make up the main WebFX CGI code.
||You use the form on this page to give WebFX the address
of an image, and to tell it what effect you want it to do.|
a simple web-browser, and uses it to download the picture off
of the Internet.|
||WebFX then decodes the GIF or JPEG data into "raw" data
(using djpeg or giftoppm),|
||and applies the effect. (The code to do the effects
were all written from scratch by yours truly.
They were written in C and take advantage of my old 'cgi-draw'
||WebFX saves the image into a temporary file on the server
(using cjpeg to make the JPEGs and
to make the animated GIFs).|
||WebFX then displays a simple web page which includes the
temporary file as a graphic.|
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