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Drupal 7 Media by Liran Tal

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Chapter 6. Audio Capabilities

While the web has been growing in regards to the amount of visual content, in the form of pictures and movies of all sorts, audio content is under-estimated.

Music streaming has been quietly preserving it's spot on the web, such as Internet radio stations or social networks such as SoundCloud, which enable users to share their own music and collaborate with one another.

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Adding playable audio fields
  • Using media libraries such as MediaElement to play audio
  • Understanding HTML5 Audio element and making use of the audio JavaScript API
  • Learning about the ID3 standard for audio files metadata and how to make use of this to enrich information on MP3 audio file uploads
  • Leveraging ID3 metadata to persist ...

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