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ImageMagick Tricks by Sohail Salehi

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Chapter 9. An E-Card Application

E-cards and websites that provide customized digital images like posters, flash clips, and animated or still e-cards have attracted internet users’ attention during recent years. There are several technologies used for implementing this group of art works.

You can implement them using Macromedia Flash (or using other flash-like applications, for example, koolmove, swishmax, and so on) or you can build them using the internal PHP graphic library known as GD.

In this chapter we will see how to use ImageMagick for creating them. But before starting please keep the following notes in mind:

  • ImageMagick or other graphic libraries and applications are just tools with some capabilities for creating various graphics like poster, ...

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