Forum: Ruby on Rails Playing videos

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Martin H. (Guest)
on 2009-03-13 11:34
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My app needs to play videos. They are stored in a huge library and are
all about 2mb in size. They are avi files.
The user enters criteria which selects the appropriate videos and I
need to offer a playlist.
Playing one at a time offers no problem - just use send_file and the
file gets downloaded and played.

My problem is that I need to offer the play_list. Preferably, I need
to start the download of the list of files and get the player working
on the first one while the others are downloading.
I can't get that to happen using send_file - it only works on one file
at time.

Does anybody have any bright ideas for me?
Sean McGilvray (Guest)
on 2009-03-13 15:07
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Go to You can easily integrate this player which will
work with avi files. You can program it to your hearts desire. I am
using it in a similar fasion on my site.

Sean McGilvray

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On Mar 13, 2009, at 2:33 AM, Martin H. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>
Martin H. (Guest)
on 2009-03-13 15:35
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Excellent, thank you, just what I needed.
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