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Overview of known issues

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Video: Overview of known issues

Remember how I said HTML5 video and audio are still in kind of a beta period and you might run into some bumps along the way. Well, in the following videos I am going to tell you about some issues we know about when using HTML5 video and audio on various devices and browsers and I will give you some potential workarounds. With time all these bugs should go away, but it depends on how quickly vendors can fix a bug and update the software of their entire user base. So it could be very quick or very slow depending on the platform. As bugs become irrelevant, we may remove them from the section and we may also have new bugs to add as time goes on.

Overview of known issues

Remember how I said HTML5 video and audio are still in kind of a beta period and you might run into some bumps along the way. Well, in the following videos I am going to tell you about some issues we know about when using HTML5 video and audio on various devices and browsers and I will give you some potential workarounds. With time all these bugs should go away, but it depends on how quickly vendors can fix a bug and update the software of their entire user base. So it could be very quick or very slow depending on the platform. As bugs become irrelevant, we may remove them from the section and we may also have new bugs to add as time goes on.

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HTML5: Video and Audio in Depth

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Steve Heffernan
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  1. 1m 24s
    1. Welcome
      42s
    2. Using the exercise files
      42s
  2. 15m 18s
    1. Understanding HTML5 video and audio
      4m 46s
    2. The state of HTML5 video and audio
      4m 29s
    3. Understanding the format war
      3m 53s
    4. Configuring your server to deliver HTML5 media formats
      2m 10s
  3. 32m 36s
    1. Using the video and audio tags
      5m 34s
    2. Using multiple sources for browser compatibility
      5m 53s
    3. Preloading
      4m 16s
    4. Autoplaying
      2m 2s
    5. Looping
      5m 11s
    6. Setting a poster frame
      3m 43s
    7. Setting the video width and height
      3m 40s
    8. Displaying subtitles and captions
      2m 17s
  4. 12m 40s
    1. Falling back to Flash
      4m 4s
    2. Falling back to download links
      6m 21s
    3. Using an embed code builder
      2m 15s
  5. 22m 17s
    1. Understanding HTML5 video formats
      5m 10s
    2. Understanding HTML5 audio formats
      2m 57s
    3. Encoding MP4/H.264 video with HandBrake
      3m 13s
    4. Encoding Ogg, Theora, and WebM with Firefogg
      3m 18s
    5. Encoding audio formats with VLC
      5m 54s
    6. Automating video and audio encoding
      1m 45s
  6. 34m 59s
    1. Setting up the JavaScript
      4m 39s
    2. Creating Play and Pause buttons
      7m 52s
    3. Creating a Play Progress bar
      5m 49s
    4. Creating a Load Progress bar
      9m 29s
    5. Creating a Current Time and Duration display
      7m 10s
  7. 4m 37s
    1. Overview of known issues
      35s
    2. Autobuffer or preload?
      56s
    3. Load progress in Firefox 3.6
      41s
    4. Android 2.0 issues
      1m 5s
    5. iOS 3 issues
      1m 20s
  8. 2m 8s
    1. Flight of the Navigator
      50s
    2. ZEN Audio Player by simurai
      34s
    3. The Wilderness Downtown by Google and Arcade Fire
      44s
  9. 1m 40s
    1. Further exploration
      1m 40s

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