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BravoNation bookmarklet

Posted on Thursday, December 27, 2007 in General

Andy at waxy was kind enough to invite me to Bravo Nation — A site for web-based achievements (kinda like iminlikewithyou meets xbox). After playing with their un-finished drawing tool, I wanted a way to do more with it

Since I fancy myself a hacker, I made a bookmarklet to overlay an image and draw behind it.

I grossly underestimated this task! I won’t bore you with the details (email me if you wanna discuss it: kastner@gmail), but long story short: “It works for me!”

Here’s the bookmarklet code:
DrawOverFlash.

Here’s something I made with it: Weighted Companion Cube

Here’s a video of me using it (double click to lock the image):

My Bookmarklet for BravoNation from kastner on Vimeo.

Here’s an image I made on Ze Frank’s Scribbler:
I've made a note here: "Huge Success"

Bring on the comments

  1. [...] And in an utterly different vein, Edge.org launched its always invigorating World Question Center 2008 site, where 163 really big thinkers from an extraordinary range of disciplines take on the question, “What have you changed your mind about? Why?” This is savory fare for the philosophically inclined. After all, doesn’t a change of mind sometimes propel a person out of the past and into a future they had not imagined? By the way, the year-number images were created using Erik Kastner’s Spell with flickr utility, one of my favorite flickr apps. Erik is no slouch — his BravoNation bookmarklet is one of the first Bravo hacks, built over the holidays, within days of the BravoNation “Rough Draft” release. The bookmarklet lets you overlay an image and draw behind it to make your custom bravo. [...]

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