In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about the future of video for the web!
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Show Notes 08:19 - Scott’s Background in video
Started editing in middle school Worked professionally as an editor and production assistant for magazine Created specialty flash video players Have been hosting video content since the start of my web career 09:12 - Terminology
Transcoding - digital to digital conversion of one format to another Ingest - bringing a video to a new facility (ie uploaded video file or data stream to server) 10:51 - Streaming vs Downloading
Streaming is basically chunks of content at a time, while download is waiting for the entire file to be downloaded before playing. 11:16 - Formats
MP4 WebM DASH HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) m3u8 21:35 - Players
shaka-player - https://github.com/google/shaka-player/ hls.js - https://hls-js.netlify.app/demo/ dash.js - https://github.com/Dash-Industry-Forum/dash.js video.js - https://videojs.com/ jw player - https://www.jwplayer.com/ Bit Movin player - https://bitmovin.com/docs/player Ooyala Brightcove - https://www.brightcove.com/en/ 27:48 - Services Roundup 🐴
YouTube - free Vimeo - $ MUX - $$ Wistia - Cloudflare - $$ JW Player - $ Cloudinary - $$$ Brightcove - $$$ Azure - $$ Bit Movin - $$ AWS - $$ 46:59 - What Scott did and how/why
upchunk Mux Video.js Custom uploader Using polling Links Basecamp Hey Inbox YouTube Wistia Drip ConvertKit Vimeo https://fronteers.nl/congres/2015/sessions/jsmpeg-by-dominic-szablewski https://www.vidbeo.com/blog/hls-vs-dash HLS Can I Use youtube-dl Syntax Ep 254: Headless CMS Break Down & Roundup Cloudflare Mux Framer Motion Cloudinary upchunk ××× SIIIIICK ××× PIIIICKS ××× Scott: Flexibility Focus Podcast Wes: Mustie1 YouTube Channel Shameless Plugs Scott: CSS Variables Course - Sign up for the year and save 25%! Wes: All Courses - Use the coupon code ‘Syntax’ for $10 off! Tweet us your tasty treats! Scott’s Instagram LevelUpTutorials Instagram Wes’ Instagram Wes’ Twitter Wes’ Facebook Scott’s Twitter Make sure to include @SyntaxFM in your tweets