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Adobe Distribution Manager, Flash, Flash Components, New Developments »

[5 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 10,338 views]
Socialize Your Flash Content Using Gigya & Adobe Distribution Manager

Social media permeates every niche of the web and using the Adobe Distribution Manager, built in conjunction with Gigya, it can now easily be integrated into your Flash content, widgets, and applications. It also enables the tracking and analysis of the extent of any campaigns reach into the social web.

Using the Distribution Manager, Flash developers now have the ability to easily allow for their content to be sharable. It provides code that gives your end users options to share the content to Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, iGoogle, Yahoo! and many other …

Android, Code Samples, Flash, General Discussion, Mobile, New Developments »

[20 Apr 2010 | 14 Comments | 23,923 views]
Adobe AIR for Mobile 2.5 on Android 2.1

Adobe is currently in it’s prerelease stages of testing AIR for Mobile, specifically on Android, and I’ve been one of the lucky developers invited to participate. Adobe was even kind enough to send over some Google Nexus One phones to get going and testing on multiple devices. (Thanks Michael Chou).

The first thing I’ve noticed when using AIR for Mobile is that it’s WORLDS easier than porting Flash content to the iPhone. Simply publish your swf and use the AIR SDK and Android SDK to convert and port the content directly …

Code Samples, Flash, Flex, General Discussion, New Developments »

[4 Nov 2009 | 15 Comments | 23,433 views]
Augmented Reality Using Flex, AS3, And A WebCam

Augmented reality (AR) on the Flash and Flex platform is really quite a new technology, but there are a large amount of developers and businesses that are embracing the use of AR online. Media companies such as Esquire, and technology companies such as GE are using the tech to engage their users both through print media as well as online media.
AR research explores the application of computer-generated imagery in live-video streams as a way to expand the real-world.
The possibilities of how you could use Augmented Reality (AR) are endless. Picture …

Code Samples, Flash, Flash Components, FMS, New Developments »

[28 Aug 2009 | No Comment | 14,461 views]
Stream Your Videos Using FLV Player – FREE

We’ve recently added some pretty significant new features to our FLV Player Flash Component. One really neat new offering is our Free FLV Player, which allows you to stream videos from Youtube!, Vimeo, or your own sources including Flash Media Server. All you need is a video source, your player width and height requirements, and you can get your embed code in 3 easy steps.
Take a look at FLV Player, and our new Free FLV Player at http://flvplayer.com.
If you ever wanted to add video to your projects or websites, there …

Code Samples, Flash, Flash Components, New Developments »

[24 Jul 2009 | 6 Comments | 12,676 views]
FLV Player – Flash Video Component – Now Available at FLVplayer.com

After a recent partnership with FLVplayer.com, and a lot of work developing and tweaking our latest product, we’ve officially released our highly customizable FLV Player Flash Video Component. Have a look at flvplayer.com
FLVplayer supports all of the video formats available through the Adobe Flash platform including, but not limited to, MOV, MP4, F4V, and of course FLV.
Customize FLVplayer to match the look and feel of your current website or project. Modify the component to give it your own custom interface.
Our FLVplayer is loaded with features. If you’re a seasoned programmer, …

Flash, Flash Components, FMS, New Developments »

[15 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 8,999 views]
FLVPlayer.com – Flash Video Components

I’ve recently partnered with the owner of FLVPlayer.com, and we have some very interesting things planned for our next version of our Flash Video Components.
The name FLVplayer doesn’t limit our video player to FLV video files. Using our component you can deploy video players that support all of the video formats available through the Adobe Flash platform including, but not limited to, MOV, MP4, F4V, and of course FLV.
Playing videos isn’t the only functionality we’ve included in FLVplayer. Go beyond simply displaying video on your site and push your projects …

Code Samples, Flash, FMS, Tutorials »

[12 May 2009 | 2 Comments | 11,337 views]
Flash Media Server Streaming Speed Testing [Part 3] – Compare Multiple Server Resources, Port Connections, Detect Upload, Download, and Latency Speed

This tutorial is the final in a series of three. Part one of this tutorial outlined what is needed to detect a users upload, download, and latency between a Flash client and the Flash Media Server. Part two adds on the ability to detect which ports are available while connecting. In part three, we will be adding an external xml file that will allow you to compare connections to different Flash Media Servers in order to find which of them is the best connection for serving media. If you haven’t …

Code Samples, Flash, FMS, Tutorials »

[12 May 2009 | 4 Comments | 13,827 views]
Flash Media Server Streaming Speed Testing [Part 2] – Detect Upload, Download, and Latency Speeds, and Port Connection

This tutorial is the second in a series of three. Part one of this tutorial outlined what is needed to detect a users upload, download, and latency between a Flash client and the Flash Media Server. Part 2 adds on the ability to detect which ports are available while connecting.
Again, Bandwidth detection is most important when connecting your users to the correctly compressed media to be streamed, recorded, or delivered via a Flash Media Server. This second example will walk you through the process of being able to detect a …

Code Samples, Flash, FMS, Tutorials, Uncategorized »

[12 May 2009 | 10 Comments | 23,312 views]
Flash Media Server Streaming Speed Testing [Part 1] – Detect Upload, Download, and Latency Speeds

This tutorial is the first in a series of three that builds upon the first Flash Bandwidth & Port Detection tutorial I created a while back. These three articles look to make it even easier than the original post, and go more in depth on some of the streaming options, and have better structured server side code.
If you are interested in the original article, you can find it here.
Bandwidth detection is most important when connecting your users to the correctly compressed media to be streamed, recorded, or delivered via a …

Flash, Flex, FMS, PHP/MySQL »

[22 Apr 2009 | 8 Comments | 24,754 views]
Stratus – P2P Communication Using RTMFP and Flash 10

After doing some research on live broadcasting events using streaming video, I happened to come across a beta Adobe product called Stratus which builds upon Adobe’s RTMP. Not to confuse RTMP (Real Time Media Protocol) with RTMFP (Real Time Media Flow Protocol), RTMFP is a new communication protocol built by Adobe that will let users connect and communicate using P2P between multiple clients running a Flash or Adobe AIR application.
Stratus as defined by Adobe…
Stratus is a hosted rendezvous service that aids in establishing communications between Flash Players or Adobe AIR …