Integrating Bits on the Run into Zend

This video covers a web service that I’ve been using lately called Bits on the Run. The service has fantastic support (with even the famous JW from the JW Player offering assistance if needed) and good documentation. If you want to build a web 2.0 app with video and aren’t interested in managing the encoding of multiple formats, BotR is for you.

I look at searching and getting detailed information from the bits on the run web service. If you’re planning on using Bits on the Run for live video uploads, I would encourage using the flash uploader on their downloads page.

Instead of JSON, the web service is XML based, so there’s some references to using SimpleXML as well.
If you took the time to look at the last video on web services, this will all be pretty familiar, except that instead of working with a web service that I’ve created, I’ll take advantage of a commercial web service. If you’re planning on integrating video into your web application and find this video helpful, please consider following this affiliate link as a way of supporting zendcasts.
This video wraps up a series on RESTful web services. I’ll be moving onto Zend_Db and then Doctrine integration in the following weeks.

If all the jumping around is getting to you, grab the source code from google code and follow along.

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This video covers a web service that I’ve been using lately called Bits on the Run. The service has fantastic support (with even the famous JW from the JW Player offering assistance if needed) and good documentation. If you want to build a web 2.0 app with video and aren’t interested in managing the encoding…

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