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A Streaming Media JukeBox - Part III: Browser-Independent: A Final Word


A Streaming Media JukeBox - Part III: Browser-Independent

A Final Word

In this column we showed you how to program a browser-independent streaming media jukebox. The main idea is to embed both the ActiveX control and the plugin in the HTML page. Internet Explorer uses the first form, while Netscape Navigator uses the second implementation. The ActiveX control's methods and events are similar to the plugin's. The properties are different in that they need set and get methods for setting and getting them in the plugin. We used our own set and get functions which hide this difference from the main script. We presented a comprehensive list of the different properties starting with the letters A, B, C, D, and E. We'll continue this presentation in our next installment of this streaming media series.

In this column you learned:

We also provided the full script and its zipped version.

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Produced by Yehuda Shiran and Tomer Shiran

Created: December 6, 1999
Revised: December 6, 1999

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