bit.ly module for Gallery 3
I finally made some time to get back to work on Gallery. Step one, create a simple module to shorten Gallery 3 album, photo, and movie links with bit.ly. Step two is to create a Twitter module which will make use of the bit.ly module.
Twitter Module for Gallery 3: Share Your Photos, Movies, and Albums with your Followers
I've just packaged and posted the final 1.0 release of a Twitter module for Gallery 3. Share photos, movies, and albums with your Twitter followers, directly from Gallery. Give it a try!
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Add RTL support to Superfish jQuery menu plugin
Gallery 3's core themes use the Superfish menu plugin for jQuery. Superfish provides very nice multi-level dropdown menus, but it does not include support for RTL languages.
UI and Theme Development Simplified in Gallery 3!
The next version of Gallery 3 is a complete rewrite from the ground up. It's coming along nicely thanks, in part, to jQuery and jQuery UI. Here's a bit of background on the project's decision to use jQuery and highlights of Gallery 3's theme system changes.
Flip it, flip it good: Quick tips for supporting RTL languages in your web application
I've been working with themes in Gallery for 6 years and it wasn't until recently that I started to give due consideration to a significant portion of Gallery's users, those whose native language is written from right to left. Shame on me, because it's really not that difficult to add proper RTL text and layout support to web applications. I hope the following helps out those who need to do the same.