Upgrading the kaltura HTML5 player

Upgrading the Kaltura HTML5 Player

This article is about Upgrading the Kaltura HTML5 Player.

HTML5 is a set of web standards being developed by the “Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group”.

The HTML5 standard includes many new features for more dynamic web applications and interfaces. One such component being specified and implemented is the Kaltura HTML5 Player.

Kaltura upgrades the html 5 player from time to time, fixing bugs and adding features. This post describes upgrading the kaltura html5 player to its latest version. Continue reading

Unit testing Javascript with phantomjs, and jasmine

JavaScript is a powerful scripting language that couples HTML markup and functional event-driven scripting, into rich and extremely versatile web applications. Unit testing JavaScript is a relatively new field, and in this article I will dive a little deeper into the tools I used in my recent JavaScript project: phantomjs and jasmine

Continue reading

Installing KalturaCE 5 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Kaltura CE can be installted on Cent-OS and Ubunto, but different distributions cause different issues. IF you ever wanted to install Kaltura on Ubuntu 12.04, some issues might arise.

Luckily for you we have done this several times and mapped the major issues, and how to bypass them.
To install Kaltura, take the next few simple steps and you’re good to go.

Continue reading

Fixing Kaltura CE5

Kaltura CE is a great product in a lousy suite, it offers some of the most advanced and high end features for a video platform, it’s free and open sourced.

Back to our subject, the problem is with the suite, things like the installation script and installation process, the VMWare package and other small pieces that destroy the entire puzzle for the entire community.

Luckily, I have been installing quite a few of those and this post will show how to fix some very common errors and hopefully get you closer to your Kaltura CE working perfectly.

Continue reading

BBpress analytics adventures (WordPress)

BBPress Analytics was developed in the last 2 months or so,  as i’ve been crunching, debugging and developing on top of BBPress 2.0 and it has been an amazing ride.

To start with BBPress is a WordPress plugin, once installed takes your WordPress from a blogging management system to a robust forum system with all the basic features needed for a forum and tons of room for your imagination and features.
To see some examples on BBPress check the on{X} forum I’ve been working on or check BBPress showcases.

Forum landing page

Continue reading

Kaltura CE5 Analytics

Kaltura CE5 is one of the best video management systems (VMS) and content management system (CMS) out there.
To start off it’s an open source project meaning it’s free and you get a really extensive system with all the features needed for a rich content project.
To find out more about it check Kaltura community site.

In a recent project of mine I was asked to fix some Kaltura analytics issues on CentOS release 6.2 (Final).

Recognize the problem

When you log in to the KMC Dashboard, you don’t see any analytic. After going in to the reports section no analytics can be found.

Kaltura CE5 Analytics Not Working Image

Kaltura CE5 Analytics Not Working

Continue reading