Minotar - The Miner's Avatar

Discussion in 'Bukkit Tools' started by clone1018, Aug 18, 2011.

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    clone1018

    Hey! I'd like to show you guys something I made about a year ago that has gotten an average of 4 billion requests a month. It's called Minotar! And it's basically an api endpoint for your skin in Minecraft. It's usage is simple and should fit most needs.

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    Basic

    Using our API is simple. For basic usage provide a username like so:
    HTML5: <img src="http://minotar.net/avatar/clone1018">
    Size

    Setting a size is even easier. We use pixels and we only need the width. Just add it to the end.
    HTML5: <img src="http://minotar.net/avatar/clone1018/100">
    Extension

    Since some services require an extension we've added simple support for it. Just add .png to the end.
    HTML5: <img src="http://minotar.net/avatar/clone1018/100.png">
    HTML5: <img src="http://minotar.net/avatar/clone1018.png">

    You can find more info and some plugins here.


    Project Page: https://github.com/Axxim/Minotar
    Please submit all requests there ^
     
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    dark navi

    Any chance we can get the files to host our selves?
     
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    clone1018

    What for?
     
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    dark navi

    So we can host the files ourselves? I don't feel comfortable being dependent on files hosted on other people's web servers.
     
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    clone1018

    I think that kinda defeats the purpose lol...
     
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    chernobyl360

    so basically this hovers above the players head near their name? this would be interesting if when you chatted this would show next to the name :D
     
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    clone1018

    Rewrote it from scratch, new design, should be able to handle 5000 requests per second, at minimum.
     
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    masteroftime

    Cool thing!

    Only one advice: Introduce a maximum size, or the some evil person could overload your server (maybe 1000)
     
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    clone1018

    We had 1000 as the limit but I forgot to include it in the rewrite :p, it's in there now.
     
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    Razukie

    Pretty awesome :D
     
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    edocsyl

    It would be nice, when you can make an API for the whole skin.

    It's very nice!
     
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    efstajas

    Really nice. Thanks! :)
     
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    smickles

    Yes, very convenient.
     
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    TTSDA

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    tha d0ctor

    I stole your idea ;)


    I edited the wordpress widget Minestatus to utilize Minotar, I'll post the SRC

    EDIT by Moderator: merged posts, please use the edit button instead of double posting.
     
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    dralletje

    this is super awesome!!!
     
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    ryanshawty

    Looks nice, I think I might replace user profile pics with this on mcserverstatus.com
     
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    tha d0ctor

    any word on the xenforo version? keep up the good work!
     
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    lmc

    Using this for the Buycraft plugin now, for an example:

    http://store.buycraft.net/example

    (Its the "recent donations" part on the right.

    Good idea, really simple and saved me an hour creating it my self.
     
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    Antariano

    Can we integrate this into SpaceBukkit? This is an awesome tool and we would love to include it instead of writing one ourselves that does the exact same thing! :D
     
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    lmc

    its an open and free api, your aloud too.
     
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    Antariano

    That's good news :) thanks for your statement, I wasn't exactly sure
     
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    lmc

    no probem, the api is simple and easy to use, nothing to it. Btw im not the developer, just saying.
     
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    Antariano

    I know, but you have that shiny violet badge on your profile, it's confidence inducing :p
     
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    lmc

    Haha, yea i suppose it is :p Check out my plugin, it actually uses this api :)
     
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    efstajas

    I'm building a website with this right now, it works awesomely, but it doesn't seem to work for myself. All I get is a black square. http://minotar.net/avatar/efstajas/
    Whoot?
     
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    Fishfish0001

    Yeah the IPB hook doesn't work.
     
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    clone1018

    Yes sorry, the IP.Board plugin was never finished.
     
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    Korrosive

    And will be finished?
     
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