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Plone 3 Multimedia by Tom Gross

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Chapter 5. Managing Flash Content

In this chapter we will take a closer look at Flash as content. In Chapter 4, Managing Video Content, we already saw Flash and worked with it. There we used Flash as a helper and as a container to stream video content. We will see other use cases for Flash in the upcoming chapters (for example, a bulk uploader in Chapter 8), but this is not what we want to discuss here. In this chapter we will investigate Flash from the content perspective. In that case, Flash is commonly referred to in the expressions Flash movie or Flash applet. A Flash movie is the binary content itself looked at from the backend side. A Flash applet is the content, embedded into HTML, looked at from the frontend side.

Flash is a multimedia ...

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