Chapter 26. Building a Video Distribution System

IN THIS CHAPTER

Video player sample applications based on Adobe® AIR™ are prevalent on the Web. So we’re going to throw in a twist to make ours a little more interesting.

In the real world, applications centered around video content have a lot more to them than just the media. In fact, if you’ve already got the encoded video available to you, integration into the client is perhaps the most straightforward part of the overall project. The more challenging part of the equation is figuring out how to distribute content to users—especially if you intend on securing and eventually monetizing your content.

Although I’ve been working with rich Internet technologies ...

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