I adopt a 'learn in public' approach to blogging.
Whenever I learn something new, I try to capture it in a blog article.
All my articles are written on GitHub. You can raise issues, create pull requests or even fork the content... its open source
03 May 2016
Thumbnail generation is definitely not a new idea, but the clever bit is that not only can the API resize an image to your required height and width but it has a flag called 'Smart Crop' which identifies the 'region of interest' in the image and automatically centers the crop around that so you don't end up accidentally cutting people faces off!