Sueetie Wall Messages Now With Attachments

The Sueetie Wall now supports message attachments uploaded directly from the desktop. Attachments are one of several fun features not officially announced but in the works.  Like message images, file attachments are uploaded prior to a message being posted using the procedure shown below. To display the attachment upload area click on the paperclip icon circled below. After selecting your files click the "Upload Files" button.

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Your message attachments are now listed with a delete icon for removal if you change your mind.

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As a side note, if you also want to upload any images with the message, those are uploaded prior to posting the message as well. Below are screenshots of the process when you’re including both images and attachments with a message. There is no required order of inclusion.

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The Results

Here are the results for the message demoed with both attachments and images.

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Attachment Storage

Attachments are stored in /files/walls/WALLID/USERID. Attachments are displayed using a special Sueetie Wall HttpHandler to include security checks and other features. The format of stored attachment files is a 12-character length unique Guid excerpt, followed by the file extension and "attachment." Here’s a screenshot.

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A long time developer, I was an early adopter of Linux in the mid-90's for a few years until I entered corporate environments and worked with Microsoft technologies like ASP, then .NET. In 2008 I released Sueetie, an Online Community Platform built in .NET. In late 2012 I returned to my Linux roots and locked in on Java development. Much of my work is available on GitHub.