Building an iPhone/iPad/Android compatible HTML5 video player – Part 2: Support for Multiple Videos

In part one, I showed you how to build a simple HTML5 video player. In part two, I will show you a way to create a simple video player that can display multiple videos. Step 1: Processing the video covers and thumbnails First things first, let’s process everything we will need for our player. Go…

Building an iPhone/iPad/Android compatible HTML5 video player tutorial – Part 1

One of the great things about modern smartphones and tablets is their ability to render webpages very closely to the way they are rendered on desktops. The only caveat here is Flash. Flash is of course blocked completely on iOS devices, and it’s compatibility and performance on Android devices varies widely. One of the most…

AS3 Components for IOS, IPad and IPhone. Or what to do while waiting for Adobe to update FlashBuilder

We’ve been playing with FlashBuilder 4.5 over here for the past few weeks, and we are pretty impressed. However one major setback remains: There are no mobile components for available for iOS devices. In the current 4.5 build, with AIR 2.6 an iOs project can only be a pure AS3 project no mxml or spark…

Flash on the IPad & IPhone or the awful thought of HTML5 – A Flash Developer’s Perspective

We’ve been looking at the Adobe vs. Apple war over here with a bit of a jaded perspective. We’ve read a bunch of nonsense from both companies, and some reporters on the sides of both camps writing some positively absurd things (some Flash is no good for touch interfaces meme…wha?). I thought it might be…