Upgrade to HTML5 Video

Steve Heffernan (Brightcove, Video.js)
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(4.00, 14 ratings)

HTML5 is the future of web video. It’s required to play video on many mobile devices including the iPhone, and with the release of Internet Explorer 9 coming this year, it will be supported by the majority of web users. This session will be an introduction to getting HTML5 video running on your own site. Specifically covered will be:

  • Using the video tag and falling back to Flash for older browsers
  • Video format and encoding strategies
  • iPhone and Android bug fixes
  • Building your own controls with the javascript API
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Steve Heffernan

Brightcove, Video.js

Steve Heffernan is the creator of Video.js, an open source web video player in use on over 100,000 websites and with over 1 billion views per month. Steve was previously co-founder of Zencoder, a cloud video encoding service that was acquired by Brightcove. As part of Brightcove, Steve now works full-time managing the Video.js project and community.

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Steve Heffernan
03/31/2011 4:04pm PDT

Thanks to everyone who came to my session. I hope you found it valuable. -Steve

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