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Blaine Billingsley
Posted Jan 23 - Read on Facebook

Hey Framesters! I have never made or used a module, and I want to make a module for image content. Basically something I can stick into a project so I can pull 50 or so of the same images from. Do modules support assets in them or are they straight code?


Marc Krenn

So you want some sort of image/asset library to do something like:

button.image = assets("button")?


If so, I think the best way to do that is to host these images somewhere and then save those imageUrls in a new Object within a module. Totally doable.

If that's what you want to do - and please let me/us know - I could post an example of this approach in a couple of hours :)

Marc Krenn

Just add your assets to ''.

You can, of course, also use local files but then you'd have to copy and paste those assets into every new project-folder. That's why I think hosting them somewhere (dropbox should also work) might be the best solution to your problem :)

Blaine Billingsley

smart!!! hosting them externally makes sense. Thanks Marc!

Jordan Robert Dobson

You can also base64 encode your images... but they'd have to be small otherwise you're going to have a gigantic file.

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