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Caroline Levison

Senior API and Technical Content Writer

Caroline started out as a software engineer before dynamically transforming into a technical writer. She enjoys being creative with visual design, junk modelling and playing music.

AI-based Automatic Image Cropping for E-Commerce

If you’ve come across this post and, based on the title, are expecting insights into object-oriented programming languages, then please forgive me for overloading the term object-oriented. I hope you don’t object when you discover that the objects in this post are not so much the instantiated class types, but real-life objects found in images. It is helpful though if you’re familiar with the likes of Java, PHP, Javascript or other popular frameworks, as you’ll be able to implement these automatic image cropping techniques in your code. Anyway, let’s cut to the chase - or should that be crop to the object...?

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Using the Cloudinary CLI (Command Line Interface)

“Anything you can do, I can do better,
I can do anything better than you…”
(Irving Berlin)

If the Cloudinary CLI could sing, this could well be its song. Virtually anything you can do with the Cloudinary upload and admin APIs, you can do with the CLI (Command Line Interface), and much of the functionality that’s available through your account console is also accessible through the CLI. As to being ‘better’, it probably depends on the context, but in many situations it’s certainly quicker and easier, and it provides some bonus functionality that isn’t available through the APIs or console.

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