How To Embed An HTML5 Video

 

Once upon a time, when HTML4 still ruled the land of interwebs, embedding a video to a webpage was like a gamble. There‚Äôs no way to be sure that the person viewing the page will be able to see the video. The main reason was that playing video on a webpage required a third-party plugin — Flash.

The big problem with Flash was it was a security risk and also crashed a lot, so some people chose not to install it.… Read the rest

What You Need To Know About Flash & FLV

At the beginning, there was Flash.

Videos, banner ads, animations, streams – Flash movies and clips have been used on the internet for a long, long time. While the FLV format may be on the way out, it has still been a video standard for internet users all over the world.

Today, we shall have a closer look at this common and loved, yet also heavily criticizes video format. We have a look at where Flash came from and where it’s going.… Read the rest