The fifth article in my Customizing WordPress series has been published today — Customizing WordPress: Integrating Other Apps:
You don’t have to do all of the hard work creating your blog yourself. For some tasks, you can let other programs do the heavy lifting. You can, for example, use Gallery to handle photos or BBPress to manage forums.
This article explains how to integrate WordPress with the Gallery application as an example of how to take advantage of other programs while building a blog in WordPress.
For some reason the screenshots aren’t showing up at the moment, but I hope we can get that fixed soon. In the meantime, they are available in my Gallery of screenshots.