Flickr is a photo-sharing community that enables users to upload, tag and comment on their photos and other users photos. The Flickr API provides the ability to view, manipulate, and search photo tags, display photos from a specific user or group, retrieve tags to construct URLs to particular photos or photo group. Flickr also provides an Authentication API for applications that need to perform restricted actions.
In order to access Flickr data in your application, you’ll need to get a Flickr API key. You can do this by creating an app here
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Learn how to use the Flickr API through descriptions of its queries and parameters. In addition, the documentation also inculdes sample code to help get you started.
Join the conversation on the Flickr developer forum to get help and touch base with other developers.