Join Tom Green for an in-depth discussion in this video A short history of web video, part of Learning HTML5 Video.
The key to understanding where we are with HTML5 video, starts with understanding how…we got here. And that in itself, is a very interesting tale.…In 1995, when the World Wide Web was about two years old, the first couple of pieces…of media to be streamed were sound tracks on the now defunct Word Magazine shown here.…And Real Networks streamed a live audio broadcast of a Yankee-Seattle Mariners…game to the Internet. With audio handled, next up was video, and…between 1996 and 2000, video arrived. And, as is so common on the Internet, a…player war broke out. In 1996, Microsoft released the…ActiveMovie player, which contained proprietary codecs, RLE and Video1, that…allowed streaming media to be played on the Internet Explorer 3 browser.…
Not to be outdone, Real Networks Released its proprietary streaming application,…RealPlayer, in 1997 and Apple responded in 1999 with Quicktime 4.…For the next four years, chaos reigned. Quicktime, Windows Media, and Real…essentially lost the market when they got blind sided with the growth of the Internet.…
- Understanding web video delivery challenges
- Understanding video containers or codecs
- Exploring bitrate
- Creating MP4 and WebM videos
- Using the video tag
- Preloading video
- Working with multiple formats
- Setting up autoplay
Skill Level Beginner
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1. How We Got into This Mess
2. HTML5 Video Primer
3. Showtime: Playing a Video Stream
4. There Are Alternatives
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