Today we are insert current date and time in an image using the terminal. By itself, the procedure is not complicated, let's see how.
Meanwhile, we see how to make us say the date and time from PC:
[user@localhost ~]$ echo $(date -R) Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:45:04 +0200
And now let's see how place it in the we are interested in using ImageMagick. This program allows us to perform many image manipulation, without having to go through the GUI. There is also a primitive graphical interface, but ImageMagick is mainly used for a number of automation (that soon we will see) command line, the invoked by PHP. (more…)