iPhoto '11 Export PlugIn example
This project is based on this old but super useful post which was great but iPhoto plugin protocols have changed a bit, furthermore Xcode is now completely different… this version addresses those problems and runs with iPhoto '11 using the latest Xcode4 :)
One step before running it with Xcode
Besides having iPhoto in the usual location off-course, make sure you have enough permissions:
$ sudo chmod o+w /Applications/iPhoto.app/Contents/PlugIns/
Why do you need to do this?
Because two things have been changed in Xcode project for easier debug:
iPhoto.app is the executable of the debug configuration
"Per-configuration build products path" has been changed to
/Applications/iPhoto.app/Contents/PlugIns/so the bundle is created directly inside Contents/PlugIngs/ of iPhoto.app. (default was
Recent versions of iPhoto has at least three kinds of plugins: ExportPlugin, accountconfigplugin and publisher My goal is to create a publisher plugin for other services than Facebook or Flickr.