- Why Use Voynex Object Embedding
- User's Guide
- System requirements
Voynex Object Embedding is a cross-browser library designed to embed objects
access object's programming interface.
With the help of Voynex Object Embedding library it is possible to easily embed
audio, video, multimedia players, documents to HTML pages. Cross-browser embedding
Why Use Voynex Object Embedding
object embedding into HTML document. If those tags are written directly in the HTML code,
then we have a static way of object hosting.
to the HTML document, but used in modern web development more and more often.
The reason of that is an essential advantage of dynamic approach in comparison to static
code which works on various browsers and on various platforms.
This is called a cross-browser code.
At present, means of a static mark-up it is not enough to create
a cross-browser HTML code to embed objects. Even most popular browsers such as
Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome require different
incompatible object embedding HTML code.
and to create cross-browser code which works practically in all browsers,
With the Voynex Object Embedding library it is not necessary
to remember and use parameters specific to the object format
such as CLASSID or MIME Type. Just call a corresponding function and pass a few
parameters to it.
Voynex Object Embedding is not one of its kind library for object embedding.
For today there are ready-made products for dynamic object embedding such as
Adobe SwfObject and jQuery Media Plugin. These libraries have specific advantages
Adobe SwfObject works in many browsers, but supports embedding of SWF
objects only. No other media formats are supported.
jQuery Media Plugin supports various types of media plug-ins, but uses
JSON notation and does not provide access to plug-in's API.
Advantages and features of Voynex Object Embedding Library are described bellow.
- Tiny size. Library's size is less then 3 kB and can be
decreased to 1 kB. See Developers Guide for more information.
- High extensibility. New formats can be added without code re-engineering.
- Cross-browser and cross platform. Library works with the most browsers under
various operating systems. See system requirements for more details.
- Future ready. Object embedding methods implemented in the library are compliant with
the draft of the HTML 5 standard
- Simplicity and genericity. Embed various types of objects using just
one line of code. No need to remember object specific parameters such as MIME type
or how to set a file-name.
Currently Voynex Object Embedding Library includes the support of the following
object types: Microsoft Windows Media Player, Adobe Shockwave Flash, Apple Quicktime,
Microsoft Silverlight. Embedding of the other objects can be easily added to the library.
See Developers Guide for more details.
Read Voynex Object Embedding User's Guide
for detailed instructions on how to use the library to embed objects into HTML documents.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0+ for Microsoft Windows
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0+ for MAC
- Mozilla FireFox 2.0+
- Opera 6.0+
- Netscape Navigator 6.0+
- Google Chrome 1.0+
- Safari 3.0+
- Konqueror 4.0+
"+" means that current and next versions are supported. The library may work with older
versions of the browsers listed but it has not been tested with them.
To play a multimedia files on older browsers a corresponding plug-in has to be
How to embed Microsoft Windows Media Player to HTML document (embed WMV, WMA, MPG, AVI files):
Embedded Windows Media Player
How to embed YouTube Flash Player to HTML document (embed SWF file):
Embedded YouTube Flash Player.
How to embed Schockwave Flash to HTML document (embed SWF file):
Embedded Shockwave Flash.
How to embed Microsoft Silverlight to HTML document (embed XAP, XAML files):
Embedded Silverlight Media Player.
Download PAD file of Voynex Object Embedding library.
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