VideoDisplay has no doubt been the source of many headaches and much wasted time for any developer that has touched it. A lot has been written about it, and here’s my contribution, which is an evolutionary improvement over others’ work. It’s a fix that adds video smoothing and a source propert setter that doesn’t break the component and still allow you to set autoPlay. (This will all make sense in a minute.)
Archive for Flash
I just wasted an hour trying to track down the cause of a VideoDisplay-related bug, and I’m posting the very simple solution here to hopefully save one or two people (including future Daniel) some headaches.
Here’s a quick tutorial showing you how to beef up FLVPlayback’s SeekBar, adding in a play progress bar and a full-bar hit area to make scrubbing quite a lot easier than finding that little tiny arrow Adobe seems to think is enough.