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Learning WebRTC by Dan Ristic

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Enabling audio and video on the Web

The biggest accomplishment of WebRTC is bringing high-quality audio and video to the open the Web without the need for third-party software or plugins. Currently, there are no high-quality, well-built, freely available solutions that enable real-time communication in the browser. The success of the Internet is largely due to the high availability and open use of technologies, such as HTML, HTTP, and TCP/IP. To move the Internet forward, we want to continue building on top of these technologies. This is where WebRTC comes into play.

To build a real-time communication application from scratch, we would need to bring in a wealth of libraries and frameworks to deal with the many issues faced when developing these ...

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