A presentation at Upfront #86 in in Berlin, Germany by Oscar
This talk will walk you through the infrastructural decisions and complications Oscar and his team encountered while refactoring the video experience on kitchenstories.com.
You will learn about HLS, poster images and why small gestures can go a long way (in life and opening overlays).
The following resources were mentioned during the presentation or are useful additional information.
In-depth look at the implementation covered in the presentation
Article on the Toptal blog giving a very good introduction into HTTP Live Streaming
MDN article on the Media Source Extensions API
Article introducing changes in the way iOS Safari allows developers to play video
The following code examples from the presentation can be tried out live.