Earlier this year, we launched a new site for the ACLU. The project required a migration from Drupal 6, building a library of interchangeable page components, complex responsive theming, and serious attention to accessibility, security and privacy. In this post, I’ll highlight some of the security and privacy-related features we implemented. Privacy As an organization, the …Read more »
Magic Local Video Recipe!
If you haven’t already, make sure to check out Sean Effel’s latest Filefield + jQuery Media screencast! As was his earlier Feed API + Emfield video tutorial, this is a joy to watch: he does things in thirteen minutes that took developers hours or more to do even a few short months ago, and that’s …Read more »
Playlist Sorting at Air America Radio
Advomatic just added user play list functionality for Air America’s player. Users are able to create their own play lists of favorite audio and video clips, and sort them in their preferred order. To see this functionality in action, you’ll need to go to the Air America site, and create a user account. After doing …Read more »
Embedded Media Field gets Thickbox Support!
The good folks at Zivtech (Alex Urevick-Ackelsberg and Jody Hamilton) have been plugging away at Embedded Media Field while I was away. It has bling now! Check out their Drupal Video page. Click on a thumbnail, go ahead. Thickbox! Here’s a screenshot, just in case you didn’t do that yet: It’s in the latest dev …Read more »
Plans for jQuery Media and jMedia Support
I’ve just created the jQuery Media and jMedia wrapper modules for those two jQuery plugins. I am excited about both of them, which are similar. I’m already using jQuery Media for the audio player for Air America Radio (to be launched next week), and found out about jMedia today while researching other uses for the …Read more »
YouTube Expands API: Good for Embedded Media Field
So YouTube just added some new features to their API: Upload videos and video responses to YouTube Add/Edit user and video metadata (titles, descriptions, ratings, comments, favorites, contacts, etc) Fetch localized standard feeds (most viewed, top rated, etc.) for 18 international locales Perform custom queries optimized for 18 international locales Customize player UI and control …Read more »
Low Hanging Fruit
During our Drupal Multimedia panel on Monday, Nate Haug (quicksketch) mentioned that soon we will be discontinuing the Image module, and providing a migration for existing Image Nodes to ImageField (or its replacement). The same thing needs to happen to the Video module. That could happen now. The module that provides a migration path for …Read more »