WebKitGTK+ and HTML5 fullscreen video

HTML5 video is really nice and all but one annoying thing is the lack of fullscreen video specification, it is currently up to the User-Agent to allow fullscreen video display.

WebKit allows a fullscreen button in the media controls and Safari can, on user-demand only, switch a video to fullscreen ...

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Mirabeau on Maemo

At FOSDEM Frank and I showed the work we did on Mirabeau, a screencast was made few days before FOSDEM and we showed it but I wanted to add some comments and re-arrange some parts of it, so here it is now, re-arranged with PiTiVi :)

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GStreamer and on-disk videos buffering

A really nice feature every video player using GStreamer and playbin2 should have is media on-disk buffering. Even though it is supported only for Quicktime and Flash videos currently it remains one good improvement of the user experience if you are an avid consumer of Apple trailers and flv :)

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Goodbye Fluendo, hello Igalia!

After more than 3 years at Fluendo it was time for me to change and work on new projects/technologies. Elisa, now known as Moovida, has gone a long way since 2006 and I’m sure the project will continue to evolve nicely :)

At the beginning of the week I ...

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Coherence team at GCDS

I gave a talk about Coherence and Telepathy at Gran Canaria Desktop Summit with Frank on tuesday. It went well, there were about 50 people. I think most of the people got the concept we tried to explain: UPnP devices and services are not bound to local network anymore, thanks ...

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