From:  Ned Schwartz <ned@theinterned.net>
Date:  28 Apr 2010 20:10:24 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.drumbeat.website
Subject:  

Re: non-Flash solution for embedding Flickr favorites?

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Matt,

What do you think? Would that be a worthwhile project for drumbeat? It would
be something we could share with the wider community and it would tie
drumbeat nicely with the open web movement in terms of technology.

On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 6:57 AM, paul@appcoast.com wrote:

>  On 27/04/10 15:29, Ned Schwartz wrote:
>
> Hey Paul,
>
>  nice sleuthing. A few notes:
>
>    1. It seems that this solution only works on the flickr website.
>    2. To see this in effect you have to do more then just disable the
>    flash plugin - you must  actually change your browser user-agent string; not
>    a very workable solution for our case :(
>
>
> That's true.  I figured that i would i need to change the user-agent string
> , so i stopped there
>
>
>
>    1. It is hard to tell from this write up, but it looks like they are
>    offering html5 video for videos on flickr as opposed to slide shows :(
>
>
> My guess here is that it will depend on the capabilties of their video
> player, hopefully it will be able
> to take a flickr photoset , .. and render appropriately
>
>
>  It's relatively easy to work with the javascript api - I am surprised no
> one has built an easy to use javascript widget yet - I guess the 'openness'
> issue with the flickr flash slideshow is still new on the seen an the old
> flash slideshow was pretty good up until now.
>
>  Maybe I should build a javascript embedable widget?
>
>
> That would be awesome Ned , maybe i could then convert your jquery widget
> into to a drupal module
>
>
>  Ned
>
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 8:03 AM, paul@appcoast.com wrote:
>
>>  I have not got a definitve answer after a couple of  hours of searching /
>> researching
>>
>> I discovered that Flickr is / will be serving up photos / videos via  HTML5
>> video player  for users
>> who are consuming photos on the ipad.
>>
>> http://www.zahipedia.com/2010/04/03/apple-ipad-flickr-announces-html5-video-player-for-ipad/
>>
>> So i tried turning  off the flash plugin in Google chrome to see if flickr
>> would serve up video / photoset
>> slideshows with its HTML5 player but i got nothing but a white space
>>
>> I'll see what else i can find out later
>>
>> Just for clarity the recently released Media Flickr module only servers up
>> photosets in an  flashplayer
>> http://drupal.org/project/media_flickr
>>
>> Best,
>> Paul Booker
>>
>>
>>
>> On 26/04/10 23:21, Ned Schwartz wrote:
>>
>> a quick googling didn't turn up anything for me.
>>
>> :(
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Matt Thompson  wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>  Does anyone know of a better way to embed Flickr event photos on a page
>> like this one:https://www.drumbeat.org/events/drumbeat-toronto
>>
>> This uses Flash, which is obviously a problem. Does anyone have a good
>> simple hack or solution?
>>
>> We want to embed these favorites:http://www.flickr.com/photos/mozilladrumbeat/favorites/
>>
>>
>>
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