Players in HTML5 - ETA for Full Functionality?

Martin Koob mkoob at
Sun Feb 28 09:29:49 EST 2016

I am interested in the idea Scott proposed.  I am wondering specifically if
you could make a LiveCode HTML5 standalone on a page that could control the
playback of a different <video> element on the same page with the media api
and have access to the media events sent from that video.

Martin Koob

Scott Rossi wrote
> Two qualifications: I haven't followed this thread closely, and I haven't
> played a great deal with the HTML5 build.  That said, does an HTML5
> standalone have the ability to interact with the HTML of the surrounding
> page?
> If yes, it would seem to be relatively straightforward to do what most
> HTML apps do, which is displaying video content in an iFrame, or embedded
> video on the same page.  Perhaps this is even how player support will
> eventually by provided by the LiveCode guys.  But if you need a solution
> now, maybe this route is an option.
> Regards,
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
> On 2/6/16, 7:57 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami"
> <

> use-livecode-bounces at .runrev

>  on behalf of 

> brahma@

> >
> wrote:
>>Are players expected to work in HTML5? I created a really simple stack
>>with a button to fetch a remobe URL to an MP3 file, set the filename of a
>>player on the card to that URL and start playing.
>>really simpleŠ works on desktop like a charm.
>>Fails in HTML5 standalone made with LC 8dp14
>>I already bug reported this, but thought to ask here.
>>streaming remote audio/video will be mission critical for us.
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