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Quick HTML image gallery

Terminal - Quick HTML image gallery
find . -iname "*.jpg" -printf '<img src="%f" title="%f">\n' > gallery.html
2012-01-04 14:20:21
Functions: find
2
Quick HTML image gallery

More compact and direct.

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Terminal - Alternatives
find . -iname '*.jpg' -exec echo '<img src="{}">' \; > gallery.html
2010-07-03 16:36:15
Functions: echo find
12

Setting: You have a lot of jpg files in a directory.

Maybe your public_html folder which is readable on the net because of Apache's mod_userdir. All those files from the current folder will be dropped into a file called gallery.html as image tags that can be viewed within a web browser locally or or over the Internet.

Original:

find . -iname "*.jpg" -exec echo "<img src=\"{}\">" >> gallery.html \;
find . -iname '*.jpg' | sed 's/.*/<img src="&">/' > gallery.html
2010-07-04 00:50:32
User: kniht
Functions: find sed
2

My take on the original: even though I like the other's use of -exec echo, sed just feels more natural. This should also be slightly easier to improve.

I expanded this into a script as an exercise, which took about 35 minutes (had to look up some docs): http://bitbucket.org/kniht/nonsense/src/7c1b46488dfc/commandlinefu/quick_image_gallery.py

find . | perl -wne 'chomp; print qq|<img src="$_" title="$_" /><br />| if /\.(jpg|gif|png)$/;'> gallery.html
2010-07-04 01:43:50
User: spotrick
Functions: find perl
1

This includes a title attribute so you can see the file name by hovering over an image. Also will hoover up any image format - jpg, gif and png.

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