How to: Popcorn Maker - YouTube Upload Tool

Over the past 2 months, the Popcorn Maker team has been working really hard to develop new and exciting features for the app. Recently part of this work has involved trying out an experimental feature from YouTube that lets a user record a video from their webcam and upload it…

JS-Builder

Back in July of 2012 I created a Node.js app that made custom builds of Popcorn-js. This app was called the Popcorn Dynamic Build Tool, and was a great proof of concept. Since then I haven't had a chance to hack on it and improve it. There were several…

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…

Looking Back at 2012

Another year has come and gone, seemingly in the blink of an eye. For me, it's been one to remember. 2012 was a year of great learning for me. My position at CDOT has given me more than just steady pay and something to do. I've learned so much, met…

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…