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Create a video player in the browser

Instructor Máté Nádasdi, STSM, Head of Technical Leadership at IBM Watson Media , walks you through building a small video player from scratch. Mate covers the basic architecture of the video player and then shows you how to write a JavaScript player which can download the right media chunks int he right order to play the content in the browser.

He covers topics related to:

  • Media manifests: What they are, how to use them, and introductions to Dash and HLS
  • Creating content
  • Media Source Extensions API

From there, Máté walks you through a live coding session where you follow along as he creates a small video player.

This video is part of the FEDucation series of talks where front-end developers at IBM share their knowledge about specific front-end development topics.