Join David Powers for an in-depth discussion in this video Extracting Exif and IPTC metadata, part of Code Clinic: PHP.
- We've identified the images…in the current directory structure,…and stored their location and file names in an array.…The results show the images are .jpgs with one exception,…it's this one here which is a .png.…To get the captions from each image,…we need to extract the metadata.…I'm going to start with extracting the metadata from a .jpg.…So let's just select one of these .jpgs here,…it doesn't matter which one, and then Copy that value,…go back to the editing program, create a new .php file,…save it as, "metadata.php",…and then assign that value to a variable.…
I'm using Windows, so PHP has inserted…backslashes in the path.…PHP on Windows works both with backslashes…and with forward slashes in paths.…If you're on Mac or a Linux, of course,…it will be forward slashes only.…Let's start by getting the Exif metadata.…So we'll save that as "exif" and then we'll use…the exif_read_data function, and pass it the image.…The image must be a .jpg or a .tiff.…And this returns an array,…which we can inspect with print_r.…
David introduces challenges and provides an overview of his solutions in PHP. Challenges include topics such as statistical analysis, searching directories for images, and accessing peripheral devices.
Visit other courses in the series to see how to solve the exact same challenges in languages like C#, C++, Java, Python, and Ruby.
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Problem One: Statistical Analysis
Problem Two: Image Analysis
Problem Three: Eight Queens
Problem Four: Accessing Peripherals
Problem Five: Recursion and Directories
Problem Six: Building the Web
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