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LIPS

local image placeholder service

Install dependencies

The LIPS service was rewritten and depends now on:

OSX

brew install graphicsmagick
brew install ghostscript

Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install graphicsmagick
sudo apt-get install ghostscript

Windows (binary downloads)

ftp://ftp.graphicsmagick.org/pub/GraphicsMagick/windows/
http://www.ghostscript.com/download/gsdnld.html

Clone this repository to your local machine

git clone https://github.com/ifahrentholz/lips .

Run npm:install to install the necessary node modules

npm install

Start the service

npm start

Open your Browser at:

http://localhost:3000/lips/800x600.png

Configure the defaults:

lib/config/config.js

Settings

setting default type parameter
namespace lips String -
port 3000 Integer -
delay 0 Integer &delay=5000
contentType "png" String .png
maxAge 3153600 Integer &maxAge=0
expiryDate new Date() DateTime &expiryDate=[DATETIME]
txtsize 24px String &txtsize=12px
txtclr 000000 HEX &txtclr=fff000
txt [width]x[height] String &txt=hello
bg 09F HEX &bg=bada55

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2016 Ingo Fahrentholz

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.