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Fakebook Browser

Page history last edited by Alastair Porter 12 years, 10 months ago


Alastair Porter



A quick web hack to view pages out of a PDF scan of a Fakebook. The idea is you can do a quick song search with your phone/laptop/whatever when you need the chart for a gig.  Possible extras include annotations/bookmarks, and ideally music extraction/transposition.


I took an index document and OCRed it to get the database listing.  PDF->png extraction uses libpoppler, tornadoweb used for web application.


Source/live site maybe coming soon.


Some screenshots:


Comments (1)

Lucas Gonze said

at 12:03 pm on May 17, 2010

Awesome and instantly useful, Alastair.

Let me know if this goes further...

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