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How to create full-screen video backgrounds in Prezi

This weekend I ran across Greg Meadows‘ post in the Prezi group on LinkedIn. He was talking about adding a video to the canvas and had given it a go. In his example, he imported a video into his Prezi as a media file, then placed items on top. This worked, but with two shortcomings: […]

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Unbrand your YouTube player

[UPDATE: This feature has been deprecated by YouTube] One of the drawbacks of YouTube for business customers has always been the mandatory YouTube logo on the embedded player. Well, good news! You can now embed a YouTube player without a YouTube logo. Using this unbranded player is still free, and you can use it with […]

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Flash and the City 2011 OSMF Talk

Flash and the City 2011 is a wrap — and it went by at warp speed!  I closed out the conference Sunday night with the fastest presentation of OSMF for the Absolute Beginner I’ve ever given, as I only had 30 minutes before they locked the doors. Hopefully everyone who attended (thank you very much […]

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OSMF for Absolute Beginners FITC 2011

Huge thanks to everyone who dragged their butts out of bed to come to my 10am session this morning at FITC Toronto! I covered the basic benefits/drawbacks of OSMF, its architecture, core media elements, and showed some dead-simple code for getting started. I also talked about prebuilt OSMF players: Flash Media Playback, Strobe Media Playback; […]

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My first Lynda.com course, now available!

Publishing Video with the Flash Platform is now live! Last month, I jetted off to the west coast to record my first title with Lynda.com… and the finely oiled machine that is the Lynda production team already has it ready to go. This course is for beginners who want to get started publishing video on […]

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New blog, treasure trove of tutorials

Here’s a great find for you: Everything Flash is a online tutorial site that has a razor-sharp focus: Flash and ActionScript! They provide online video training, exams, tutorials and tips, and helpful links. One recent video tutorial that caught my eye (and that I thought would interest you, dear reader) is StageVideo for Flash player 10.2+. The […]

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OSMF 1.5 Released; Get started with this layout example

Open Source Media Framework 1.5 was released late last week, with some significant new features: FMS 4.0 Multicast support (Native IP Multicast, P2P Multicast, and Multicast Fusion) — for significant savings in bandwidth and network resources when broadcasting to a closed network. Stream Reconnect (FMS 3.5.3 and later) — continue to play out the buffer […]

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