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Converting VidyoReplay Flash (flv) movies to MPEG-4 (mp4)

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Converting VidyoReplay Flash (flv) movies to MPEG-4 (mp4)

When building medisprout.com I had to convert Flash (flv) videos produced by VidyoReplay into MPEG-4 (mp4) videos. This is how I did it: Fetch the flv videos from VidyoReplay and post them to S3. I’m using the Play Framework and here is how I communicate with VidyoReplay. I generated the VidyoReplay API stubs using the following command. Generate API stubs: wsimport -extension -keep -p services.vidyo.ws.replay -d "/app" -XadditionalHeaders \ https://<vidyo_portal>/replay/services/VidyoReplayContentManagementService?wsdl Fetch VidyoReplay recordings: public static...

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Vidyo Firewall Rule

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Vidyo Firewall Rule

Vidyo will try to use the following ports when making a connection to the VidyoPortal. This is the preferred mode. If this mode fails Vidyo will revert to the VidyoPortal proxy (if it is enabled for the users group). The proxy will tunnel all traffic through 80/443. This is not as efficient because more data is crammed into fewer ports. Here is the firewall rule that should be in place to allow Vidyo to communicate properly. These ports should be open to all IP’s within your network and to the IP’s of your Vidyo infrastructure. TCP Port 80 HTTP: Outbound to Portal Client to...

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Medisprout

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

Medisprout

MediSprout originated from the heart and head of a medical provider in the daily grind of seeing and treating patients – what every medical provider does every day. This idea brought Randy and I together to create what we call MediSprout. It all stems from the inefficiencies of medical communication – while we can get on Skype and speak with and see anyone across the globe, the concept of the medical visit has not changed in a century. We realize that change, particularly in the medical field, is not easy. We created one platform through which all can communicate with just a...

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AccuWeather acquires Marine Weather by Bluefin

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

AccuWeather acquires Marine Weather by Bluefin

AccuWeather has acquired Marine Weather by Bluefin. Click here to read the official press release: http://www.accuweather.com/en/press/20180896#!

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WordPress Geolocation Query (WP_Query) using Lat Lng Post Metadata

Posted by on Jul 27, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I recently had to optimize a WordPress site that was searching for posts near a geolocation. The previous implementation was fetching all posts and manually filtering the results by doing distance calculations in code. This was very inefficient and didn’t allow for query-based pagination. The time to perform this operation was directly proportional to the number of posts. So as the number of post increased the time to execute this operation increased. Not good. This solution solves both problems of geolocation within a single query and pagination. First I extended the WP_Query class...

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Burpee’s Seeds for Schools Program

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Burpee’s Seeds for Schools Program

We are excited to announce the release of the Burpee’s Seeds for Schools application. http://www.burpee.com/schools

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