Welcome to the Playing Youtube WikiaEdit
The Playing YouTube wikia is about how to program an embedded YouTube player or players in your website.
Adobe Systems - Multinational sofware company known for its PostScript, its widely-adopted platform-independent document display language, and applications such as Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other programs in the Adobe Creative Suite.
API - Application programming interface.
AS3 - Shorthand for "ActionScript version 3". The earliest language developed by Macromedia for controlling Flash. May also be used by itself to refer to mean YouTube's Flash Player
Flash - Also called Adobe Flash, Macromedia Flash or Shockwave flash (SWF). A versatile downloadable platform or plugin used to play audio display video, create browser games, and implement desktop apps. Can capture mouse, keyboard, microphone and camera input.
YouTube iframe API. A software library capable of conrolling YouTube players implemented either in HTML (using the
<video> tag) or in Flash (using the
<object> tag). .
YouTube ActionScript 3.0 Player API. - A software library enabling programmers to control a YouTube video players by loading it into a Flash application and making calls to it via ActionScript.I.
YouTube Flash Player .- Predecessor to YouTube's HTML5 player; deprecated since 1/27/15 due to emergence of the new HTML5 standards and the fact that not all mobile devices at the time supported Flash. Embedded using HTML <object> tags.
YouTube HTML5 player - An alternative to the YouTube Flash ("AS3") Player that leverages capabilities of the new HTML5 <canvas> object. Embedded using HTML <video> tags.
YouTube ActionScript 3.0 Player APi Reference. Describes ActionScript calls used to play, pause, seek to a certain time in a video, set the volume, mute the player, and other useful functions. This API is automatically activated when the YouTube Flash player is loaded into Flash.