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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Get the video tag working on Android
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2012 18:37:57 GMT
Yeah, it's not perfect but it is an improvement over where we are today.

The controls come right from the web view. I don't add any resources to the
project.

Simon Mac Donald
http://hi.im/simonmacdonald


On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 4:43 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:

> OK, I got it working on the Nexus 7 and the Nexus S.  Since I flashed
> my Galaxy Nexus to CyanogenMod for Big Android BBQ I'm noticing that
> Cyanogen shits the bed when it comes to HTML5 video. :(
>
> Also, I noticed that multiple sources aren't supported and cause the
> app to break.  I was testing against this page:
> http://html5demos.com/video
>
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Simon MacDonald
> <simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yeah, sorry. It'll play from http or off the sdcard but not out of assets
> > yet. That is a special case that needs to be worked on.
> >
> > Simon Mac Donald
> > http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Simon MacDonald
> > <simon.macdonald@gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> >> This tag works quite well:
> >>
> >>       <video controls>
> >>
> >>         <source src="
> >>
> http://videos-cdn.mozilla.net/brand/Mozilla_Firefox_Manifesto_v0.2_640.mp4
> >> ">
> >>
> >>         </source> />
> >>
> >>       </video>
> >> and I whitelisted the video domain.
> >>
> >> Simon Mac Donald
> >> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
> >>
> >>
> >> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hey
> >>>
> >>> I'm not seeing this working.  Do you have the page that you used to
> >>> test? Is there anything that I should know? (i.e. not to put video in
> >>> assets, whether it needs whitelisting, etc).
> >>>
> >>> Joe
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:26 AM, Simon MacDonald
> >>> <simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> > Code has been pushed.
> >>> >
> >>> > Simon Mac Donald
> >>> > http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Simon MacDonald <
> >>> simon.macdonald@gmail.com
> >>> >> wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> >> Let me just say that this is me standing on the shoulders of Steren
> >>> >> Giannini who did the initial work. So all kudos should go to him.
> >>> >>
> >>> >> Simon Mac Donald
> >>> >> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
> >>> >>
> >>> >>
> >>> >> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:11 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io>
wrote:
> >>> >> > Dude, hell ya.
> >>> >> >
> >>> >> > On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 7:38 AM, Michal Mocny <
> mmocny@chromium.org>
> >>> >> wrote:
> >>> >> >> This sounds super useful, awesome!
> >>> >> >>
> >>> >> >> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 10:17 AM, Simon MacDonald
> >>> >> >> <simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> >> >>> So, I finally had a chance to go back and fix the
remaining
> issues
> >>> >> >>> with getting the video tag to work in Android 2.x
and 3.x. If we
> >>> merge
> >>> >> >>> this code:
> >>> >> >>>
> >>> >> >>>
> >>> >>
> >>>
> https://github.com/macdonst/cordova-android/commit/a3a215a1bad456145a0c0a728fae5df0178067e8
> >>> >> >>>
> >>> >> >>> When you encounter a video tag on Android 2/3 you
will be able
> to
> >>> >> >>> click on the video and it will play in a custom view
as a full
> >>> screen
> >>> >> >>> video. Still can't do inline video but this gets around
the
> need to
> >>> >> >>> write Android specific code to play a video using
the
> VideoPlayer
> >>> >> >>> plugin. Android 4.x users will just be able to play
the video in
> >>> line.
> >>> >> >>>
> >>> >> >>> If there are no objections I'll check this in for
Cordova
> 2.2.0rc2.
> >>> >> >>>
> >>> >> >>> Comments?
> >>> >> >>>
> >>> >> >>> Simon Mac Donald
> >>> >> >>> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
> >>> >>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
>

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