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[12 May 2009 | 2 Comments | 11,650 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 …

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[12 May 2009 | 4 Comments | 14,173 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 …

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[21 Aug 2008 | 3 Comments | 19,309 views]

Here I have all of the code necessary to setup a simple AS2 flv player using progressive download. All of this script is in the first frame of the movie with the appropriate movie clips available on the stage.
First, We setup all of our controls including our Play/Pause button, Rewind, Scrubbing, and volume controls.
Next, we tell flash where to find our flv file. I have not included any automatic Meta Data Handlers, so we also have to specify the length of the video in order to properly setup the scrub …