Popcorn Maker - Experimenting with Canvas

When you use Popcorn Maker, you get a suite of events that let you do some really fun things with video and audio on the web. We've got a plugin that lets you type in some text and place it wherever you desire. There's a plugin that lets you create…

Google Maps Update Function

Today I landed a patch I had been working on for roughly 3 months. Now, it's not like I worked on it every day, but it has taken a lot of work to get it done, and I think it really makes the experience of adding a Google Map to…

Popcorn Core Test Changes

On Friday of last week I found myself hacking on a peculiar bug that I stumbled upon in Popcorn.js. The particulars of that bug aren't very important, the only important thing to mention right now is that it was a bug only in Internet Explorer 9. For the better…

Moar PDF.js and Popcorn Maker

Last week I wrote about my addition of a PDF.js plugin to Popcorn Maker. I took some time today to hack on it some more and I figured it was worthwhile to outline what I have accomplished thus far. I had pretty much gotten the plugin into a working…

PDF.js & Popcorn Maker

In the weeks after MozFest, the Popcorn team has been focusing on fixing up as many crash bugs ( crash = app breaking script errors ) as we can. In the down time between bugs we were given some free time to work on experimental features. One feature that David Humphrey suggested we…

A brief update

Things have been pretty exciting at CDOT over the past several months. I have fell far behind in keeping my blog up to date. I'm going to take some time today to summarize the major events that have come to pass since my last post. I'll talk about my trip…