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[24 Jul 2009 | 6 Comments | 13,337 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, …

Code Samples, Flash, FMS, Tutorials »

[12 May 2009 | 2 Comments | 11,649 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 | 14,172 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 | 24,025 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 | 25,758 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 …

Code Samples, Flash, FMS, Tutorials »

[29 Oct 2008 | 3 Comments | 15,684 views]
Flash Bandwidth & Port Detection

Being able to detect a users bandwidth can be an important part of serving them streaming video. Using their bandwidth you can stream a video that will play well using their connection speeds.
The first step is to create our NetConnection.as file. This is used by our bandwidth checking script to connect to our Flash Media Server via RTMP, select an available port, and talk with our bw_check.asc to report the users available bandwidth.
The second step is to create our FMS server side code. The bwcheck.asc file sends packets at a …

Flash, Tutorials »

[24 Oct 2008 | No Comment | 9,343 views]
Use Actionscript to Detect Flash Version

A friend my mine just asked me how he could find out how to detect his version of flash, so I wrote a quick bit of AS2 to help him out. Here’s a quick and easy way to detect a users flash version from within your Flash project.
Click here to see your version of flash.
Download the source