Posts Tagged ‘video’

Android Video Players: Best Of

April 29th, 2011 Leave a comment
Android Video Players: Best Of

Android’s standard Movies app is a little lacking; much like the stock music app, it’s functional but leaves quite a bit to be desired in polish and features. Thankfully, Android’s robust developer community have taken it upon themselves to create some video players of their own: here’s some players that are not only more polished and nuanced but are fully-featured, well-crafted video playing apps in their own right! 1. RockPlayer http://rockplayer.freecoder.org/index_en.html RockPlayer is an absolutely amazing app. It’s the VLC of the Android world, being able to play just about any media file out there. It took everything I threw at it, from… View full post »

Embedding Video In An HTML5 Webpage

March 24th, 2011 Leave a comment
Embedding Video In An HTML5 Webpage

No Internet user is a stranger to embedded video; from ads to YouTube music videos, embedded video has become as much a part of most webpages as text or images. Up to now, however, the HTML standard did not have any way to natively include video; these videos are embedded by using other plugins and non-standardized ways to make them show seamlessly on the page. In the new HTML5 standard, however, there is a way to embed video natively in a webpage, avoiding all of the headaches of plugins and third-party solutions for embedded video. The problem is solved with a… View full post »