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Drupal 7 Mobile Web Development by Tom Stovall

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Chapter 6. The Elephant in the Room: Audio, Video, and Flash Media

From the beginning of the web, it was the Holy Grail. The ability to show and distribute video over the web has been sought after, achieved, and re-engineered multiple times.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Take a look at the current state of video embedding

  • Suggest strategies for managing video with Drupal

  • Introduce the Media module for Drupal 7

  • Take a look at the challenges when viewing different media on mobile devices

  • Walk through some Drupal strategies for embedding a mobile-friendly video

  • Learn to create mobile-friendly charts

But first, let's first look back at how we got to where we are now.

Flash and iOS

Whenever you deal with iOS plusses and minuses, there's one glaring omission that ...

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