Popcorn.js v1.3

We've just released Popcorn.js 1.3! It's been over 4 months since 1.2 and we've resolved many tickets over that time period. One of the reasons it's taken so long is that much of the team and community has been focused on our development of Butter & Popcorn…

OSD700 Release 0.9

Since my last release my work has been focused on Bug 726904, Bug 517363 and Bug 736400. Bug 736400 - media.[ogg,webm,wave].enabled cannot toggle off media playback I found this bug while playing around with media decoder user preferences. I noticed that under certain circumstances it would…

It Pays to Try

On Sunday afternoon and into the evening, I learned a very important lesson. I recently uploaded a patch that was supposed to fix the media type user preferences. These prefs allow users to toggle on and off different media types such as OGG, Wave Webm and Raw. I narrowed the…

OSD700 Release 0.8

This post is going to detail work I've done over the past two weeks. Here's a list of all the Firefox bugs I've been active on: Bug 495040 - Implement playbackRate and related bits Bug 665598 - pref to completely disable html5 video/audio elements/objects Bug 665395 - there…

Diving into the Unknown

In class last week, Humph challenged us to not just go about fixing bugs, but to also implement something new. I originally made plans with Dave and Matt to get media playback statistics implemented.  After further discussions with them, we decided it best if two people worked on that bit,…