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Working with Apple's iOS image orientation

Using PHP and ImageMagick

You might notice pictures taken with an iOS device (iPhone or iPad) look like they are not rotated properly when transferring them to another device or software. This happens because the device is held at a certain angle when the picture is taken and it’s up to the software at the receiving end to display it however it wants.

Apple’s camera will write orientation info into the exif headers of images taken and you can rotate it accordingly.

Here is an example of rotating an image using PHP with the ImageMagick library;

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Oct 17, 2014 1 min read

iOS Simulator Link

The iOS Simulator is obviously a must have tool for development. Web development is no exception but Apple makes you jump through a few hoops (Xcode) to get to it. Luckily you can run it as a standalone application.

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May 14, 2014 1 min read