Getting Started

​ ​Welcome

Blitline Job

Job Response

Job Options

Functions

Polling and Postbacks

Gotchas

Development Recommendations

Service Limits

Examples List

List of Available Functions

Output Options

S3 Destination

IAM Users

S3 Signed Url

Azure Destination

FTP Destination

Other Service Signed Urls

CDN

Advanced

Metadata

Colorspace

Color Extraction

Static IPs

Signed Jobs

Formats

Pipelines

Image Optimization

Smart Image

PDF

Fonts

Subimage

Special (Non-Image) Processing

AWS Rekognition/Facial Recognition

Apache Tika

Vector Processing

Animated GIFs

Screenshots of Websites

IM Scripts

Video Keyframes

Zipping

​ ​Trancoding Video Presets

​ ​Video Transcoding

​ ​Find Image on the Internet

Building Gifs or Videos from Images

Getting Started

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​ Welcome

Blitline lets you run massively parallel automated image processing jobs in the cloud. GETTING STARTED First you must log into Blitline and get a FREE developer account. When you register, you will...

Updated 7 months ago by Blitline Support

Blitline Job

A Blitline job is an atomic unit of work on Blitline. The only thing you can submit to Blitline is jobs . Jobs consist of a chunk of JSON defining some operations you wish to perform. A job consist...

Updated 7 months ago by Blitline Support

Job Response

RESPONSE When you submit a job to Blitline you will get a JSON response. If successful the response code will be 200 and you will receive json back, indicating that the job has been accepted, a job...

Updated 7 months ago by Blitline Support

Job Options

Aside from the standard 4 items in a job ( application_id , src , v , functions ) there are many other options available. We will outline some of the most useful ones below: COMMON postback_url (st...

Updated 7 months ago by Blitline Support

Functions

Functions are the operations that can be performed on images. You can have 1 or more functions, and you can pipeline functions so that the output of 1 function is the input to the next function. A ...

Updated 7 months ago by Blitline Support

Polling and Postbacks

Blitline runs your jobs asynchronously, which means that after you submit your job, there will be a variable amount to time before your job has completed. There are 2 ways for you to know that your...

Updated 6 months ago by Blitline Support

Gotchas

GOTCHAS Things you might not expect as default behaviors when using Blitline, so please keep the following in mind: Files with a rotation flag set will automatically be rotated into the proper orie...

Updated 6 months ago by Blitline Support

Development Recommendations

BUILDING JSON The first task you will need to accomplish is to build the JSON necessary to submit jobs to Blitline. We recommend building the raw JSON by hand. It’s easier to understand the jobs an...

Updated 7 months ago by Blitline Support

Service Limits

BLITLINE SERVICE LIMITS While we strive to serve all image processing needs, we need to set certain limits to make sure a small subset of users affect the larger subset. We have limits in place to ...

Updated 7 months ago by Blitline Support

Examples List

BLITLINE EXAMPLE JOBS Simple Thumbnail Example: This is the canonical use of Blitline. Taking an online image and thumbnailing to a smaller size. File Extension Override: If you are unhappy with th...

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List of Available Functions

Below is a list of all the available Blitline functions. ANNOTATE Adds text to an image Sample: { "name":"annotate", "params":{ "text":"my_text", "color":"#ffffff" } } Required: text : Text to be p...

Updated 7 months ago by Blitline Support