3558 readersMozilla said that to improve security and cut crashes, Firefox will block plug-ins including Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Reader, Apple's QuickTime and Oracle's Java. Only the newest version of Adobe Systems' Flash Player will be run by default, said Michael Coates, Mozilla's director of security assurance, in a blog post. Plug-ins extend a browser's ability to
3637 readersUpdate: I mistakenly said that Firefox does not support HTML 5. They do through the Ogg codec. There seems to be a lot of talk going on lately about this so I wanted to give my thoughts. This topic is actually quite a confusing one to think about. Let me first address the iPhone side of
2268 readersToday at vimeo there was a blog post that stated that vimeo had launch a new video player via html 5 support that did not use the flash player. For the most of only a few of the newest browsers are supporting html5 so there was a few people complaining that they could not see
2371 readersYesterday Google announced that future versions of its Chrome browser would not support the H.264 video codec. This codec is seen by many as the only viable alternative to Flash, and support for it in browsers as the default implementation for the <video> tag was thought to be the future of the web.
1342 readersApple’s iPhone 3.0 OS and Google’s Android run recent branches of the Open Source WebKit browser. To this end, they are able to support technologies that are only just making it to desktop browsers. In this article you can learn how you can build Web sites that target iPhone and Android Web browsers.
1736 readersFor the most part, Flash has always been the standard for showing video on the web (think of YouTube and Vimeo), supported in all browsers with the only exception being the iPhone and most recently, the iPad. But now, with HTML5, the new video tag is creeping into our lives and opening up many new,
8797 readersThe following tweet by Mike Downey caught my eye this morning. He announced that Microsoft have released Player Framework, which in their words is 'an open source video player framework for HTML5, Silverlight, Windows Phone and other application platforms'. Upon closer inspection it is the former Silverlight Media Framework, shifted towards HTML5. It's interesting to note
1912 readersYouTube weighs in on Flash and the HTML5 tag, and concludes: While HTML5's video support enables us to bring most of the content and features of YouTube to computers and other devices that don't support Flash Player, it does not yet meet all of our needs. Today, Adobe Flash provides the best platform for YouTube's
7883 readersThe following tweet by Mike Downey caught my eye this morning. He announced that Microsoft have released Player Framework, which in their words is 'an open source video player framework for HTML5, Silverlight, Windows Phone and other application platforms'. Upon closer inspection it is the former Silverlight Media Framework, shifted towards HTML5. It's interesting to
3342 readersThough the popular video sharing service Vimeo introduced an HTML5-based video playback site in early 2010, recently it joined the Apple bandwagon, effectively shunning Flash in favor of the new embeddable HTML5 video player which is optimized for both the iPhone and iPad. User can emb videos with the new “Universal Player” now. Before [...]
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