There's nothing quite like command-line tools for handling large batches of tasks, and image manipulations are no exception. Web developers and administrators will appreciate the ability to handle large numbers of files easily, either at the command line or in scripts. Programmer Michael Still presents the ImageMagick suite, a Linux toolkit for sizing, rotating, converting, and otherwise manipulating images, in a huge number of formats, whether one or a hundred at a time.
Today's post is a follow up to some questions we've received about our previously posted scripts designed to allow you to find your search index rank on Google, Yahoo, MSN/Live and Ask.com. If you read any of those posts (our even skimmed through to get to the script at the bottom of the box 😉 you've probably noticed this glaring WARNING message that we feel compelled to attach to all of these posts (except for when we fixed the Yahoo script and forgot to re-include the warning, which was corrected immediately when a helpful reader pointed out that we did just that …or we didn't do just that …you understand what I'm getting at better than I can write it 😉
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