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Flash Development for Android Cookbook by Joseph Labrecque

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Playing remote video streams over RTMP

Aside from the playback of video available through the local file system or from a remote HTTP web address, we also have the ability to stream video files onto Android devices using Flash Media Server and the RTMP protocol. If a streaming server such as this is available, you can make great use of this when deploying video across mobile Android devices.

Getting ready…

This recipe involves the playback of a video file that has been deployed to a Flash Media Server. You can actually set up a developer version of FMS for free if you do not have access to a production server. To find out more information about streaming video over Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP), you can have a look at the resources available ...

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