Mobile & HTML5

Best-practices for using JavaScript to embed KDP

This post and related html file below is targeted at website integrators and web application developers who work with KDP3 (Kaltura’s Flash based Media Player). Its primary purpose is to teach you Kaltura’s best-practices for embedding the Kaltura Player on web pages using JavaScript (as opposed to html-only embed). The ready to use html page

DevelopersTechnology

Data Makes The World Go Round

Behind the scenes in the Kaltura Server, a lot of data is being created. This data is collected and aggregated into Kaltura’s Data Warehouse  (DWH). The DWH contains all the information displayed in the  Analytics tab in the Kaltura Management Console (KMC), and more (some accessible through the API, and some only through direct querying). In this

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Preview Thumbnails, New KDP Plugin

The ability to show a small preview above the scrubber while the user’s cursor is hovering over it is a feature that sat in my drawer for more than a year. One day, after talking to a colleague at Kaltura, I decided to take it out of the drawer and write the code for this

Increase User Engagement Using In-Player Games

KDP plugins can be used to extend the abilities and features that our KDP (Kaltura Dynamic Player) offers. Some plugins give you the abilities to show commercials, some sharing the video or provide other functional needs like subtitles or watermark. Some plugins are just for fun. Here we’ll suggest another use of a video player you might

Kaltura’s Server Test Infrastructure Failure Report

As stated in the introduction post: http://blog.kaltura.org/?p=793 the test infrastructure gives you a full detailed report on what tests, objects and even fields weren’t valid. The failure report is in XML format and provides an easy to navigate hierarchy for the test failures.   [crayon-58b40bc1878ad337267456/]   Main Concepts:   TestCaseInstanceFailures: The basic test failure object is

Introducing Kaltura’s Server Test Infrastructure

In the up coming Kaltura server version, “Eagle” (CE5), we have developed the new, exciting Kaltura Server Testing Infrastructure. The new infrastructure utilizes PHPUnit (http://www.phpunit.de/manual/current/en/) to help you write, run and maintain tests easily.   [crayon-58b40bc187b55692499464/] [crayon-58b40bc187b5e545746329/]   The infrastructure provides the following key features: Key Features: Separation between the test logic, test data and test

AnnouncementsTechnology

Community Edition 4 on Rackspace

It’s been only a month since we rolled out our latest open source offering, Kaltura Community Edition 4 (CE4), and we’re pleased to announce that now, thanks to our partnership with Rackspace, you can make a CE4 server appear in your Rackspace cloud account with just a few simple mouse clicks. Using our same simple

AnnouncementsCommunity Events

Open Video & Kaltura Meetup Group – NYC

I’m happy to announce our NYC monthly meetings on Open Video, Web Broadcasting and Media Management. If you’re around NYC and interested in meeting other Kaltura users and developers, learn about the latest and greatest and share ideas, our Kaltura NY User Group will start its regular monthly meetings on Tuesday, June 14th. Join us in meeting

Announcements

New Kaltura Guides Published

Yisrael Woolf, our Technical Writer, has been hard at work! If you’ve recently paid a visit to the Kaltura CE main documentation page, you must have noticed a new section titled “Additional Guides for operating and using Kaltura.” Thanks to Yisrael’s hard work, with the latest release of Kaltura CE 4.0, we’ve also released these four new

Technology

Spin Up Kaltura On Rackspace Auto-Magically

Kaltura has an expansive and popular SaaS (Software as a Service) offering that lets our customers host and manage hundreds of thousands of videos, images, audio files, and documents. But one of our major competitive advantages is that we offer self-hosted versions of our media platform as well. Our popular, totally free, open source Community Edition has