Where Have You Been?

It's been almost a full year since I last updated this blog; it's high time I get back to it. Rather than diving straight into the technical conversation, I'll take a moment to update folks on my life since leaving Brightcove in November 2010. We moved to California We got…

Until We Meet Again...

Today is my last day with Brightcove; a company which I joined just over a year ago.  My emotions are mixed about this life change; but like the change that brought me to Brightcove in the first place, I'm confident that I've made the right decision.  Once again, I didn't…

Android "ended" and "pause" events on <video>

In working on implementing playlists for the Brightcove Smart Players, I discovered some pretty annoying discrepancies between the HTML5 video specification and how Android handles video objects.  I've created a droidfix GitHub repository which captures an example of how to solve these problems. The Problems On Android devices, similar to…

Meeting people at jQuery Conference

As far as I'm concerned, one of the most under-appreciated and most wonderful things about the jQuery community is the humanity of the people within it.  Though I'd met several people at last year's conference and made efforts to speak to several of them in the year since, I wouldn't…

Early thoughts on jQuery Conference 2010 Boston

Having just spent a whirlwind of a weekend in-and-around Boston for the jQuery Conference Boston 2010, I wanted to share as many thoughts as can as quickly as possible.  I was struck by how much different the tone of this year's event was; and it was really refreshing to see…

My jQuery Conference Presentation

As I've been talking about on Twitter since I first heard, my topic for the jQuery Conference Boston 2010 was accepted and I'll be presenting at the event.  I want to give people some advance idea of the topics I'm going to cover so they can make an informed decision…