Produce an HTML thumbnail generator which renders html pages, and produces a snapshot of the page. PART 1: make Provide a set of source files, probably including mozilla, xwd, and Xvfb, along with neccessary libraries (libIDL, freetype, fontconfig, pkgconfig, etc.), and a provide single configure/make command to compile the code on major u*nix platforms. It must compile for a standard installation of linux or darwin. Where possible, libraries should be unmodified. (We can provide some Darwin testing) PART 2: daemon Provide a daemon, probably a bash script, or perl, which once invoked, will remain a daemon for a specified number of minutes. Once running, the daemon will quickly produce a thumbnail. PART 3: thumbnail Provide a command line program, webThumb, written in bash, perl, php, or C, which takes as input a URL and a width, and produces a thumbnail jpg. The thumb should have the following s/[/.]/-/g file format. If the daemon is not running, launch the daemon. References: [url removed, login to view] [url removed, login to view] Example services which generate thumbnails [url removed, login to view] [url removed, login to view] [url removed, login to view]
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows? (depending on the nature? of the deliverables):
a)? For web sites or? other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software? installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).
linux, darwin, xwindows