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April 10, 2008
(This post is from my old, old, super old site. My views have changed over the years, hopefully my writing has improved, and there is now more than a handful of folks reading my site. Enjoy.)

Here's a little example of an Acorn plugin I put together in Python (with the help of Kevin Ballard), which takes an image and ages it by messing up the colors a bit to make it look faded (Kevin wrote that part), and then giving it round corners. Here's the before and after:

original

after

You can grab the source to the plugin on the Acorn wiki. Python + Apple's Core Image makes simple things like this ridiculously easy.