Books: 45


Advanced Sound for Games and Interactive Apps
Go beyond HTML5's Audio tag and boost the audio capabilities of your web application with the Web Audio API. Packed with lots of code examples, crisp descriptions, and useful illustrations, this concise guide shows you how to use this JavaScript API to make the sounds and music of your games and interactive more » applications come alive. You need little or no digital audio expertise to get started. Author Boris Smus introduces you to digital audio concepts, then shows you how the Web Audio API solves specific application audio problems. You'll not only learn how to synthesize and process digital audio, you'll also explore audio analysis and visualization with this API. « less
Encode and embed videos into web pages using the HTML5 video standard. Publish videos to popular sites, such as YouTube or VideoBin. Provide cross-browser support for HTML5 videos and create your own custom video player using jQuery.
A Hands-On Guide to Audio Programming for Mac and iOS
Audio can affect the human brain in the most powerful and profound ways. Using Apple's Core Audio, you can leverage all that power in your own Mac and iOS software, implementing features ranging from audio capture to real-time effects, MP3 playback to virtual instruments, web radio to VoIP support. The more » most sophisticated audio programming system ever created, Core Audio is not simple. In Learning Core Audio, top Mac programming author Chris Adamson and legendary Core Audio expert Kevin Avila fully explain this challenging framework, enabling experienced Mac or iOS programmers to make the most of it. « less
Create professional-quality media applications and components with Microsoft Media Foundation - and deliver the next generation of high-definition multimedia. With this hands-on book, you'll learn how to build applications to capture video and audio files of different types, process media information, more » and stream it over the Internet. If you program with C++ and the Component Object Model (COM), this book is ideal - especially for developers looking to transfer their skills from Microsoft DirectShow. « less
Integrating audio and video with the Web
If you're a web developer or designer familiar with CSS and JavaScript, this tightly focused introduction shows you how to add HTML5 media elements to your web pages, and how to provide custom controls for letting web visitors interact with the content. You'll also learn how to provide subtitles and more » captions, using file formats that work in browsers now. This book includes code samples and downloadable examples to help you take full advantage of audio and video in your web pages. « less
Applications to Speech and Audio Coding
This book presents tools and algorithms required to compress / uncompress signals such as speech and music. These algorithms are largely used in mobile phones, DVD players, HDTV sets, etc. In a first rather theoretical part, this book presents the standard tools used in compression systems: scalar more » and vector quantization, predictive quantization, transform quantization, entropy coding. In particular we show the consistency between these different tools. The second part explains how these tools are used in the latest speech and audio coders. The third part gives Matlab programs simulating these coders. « less
The iPhone's integrated camera is ideal for snapshots and video on the go. Written by a professional photographer and Mac expert, this handy, full-color guide shows you how to get the most out of your iPhone camera's capabilities. Packed with easy-to-understand coverage on how to shoot and edit great more » photos and video, this For Dummies book is here to help you take advantage of even the most impromptu photo opportunity. « less
Embed, display, and manage multimedia content in your Plone website
Plone is a free and open source content management system built on top of the Zope application server. Multimedia provides us with stunning interactive user experiences and many design options, but it requires discipline and knowledge to utilize it effectively so that we do not alienate our audiences. more » By providing an overview of multimedia content together with a practical focus on how to process it in the web context, this book will be your ideal partner when turning your Plone site into a full-featured multimedia Internet presence. « less
Plugins will soon be a thing of the past. The Definitive Guide to HTML5 Video is the first authoritative book on HTML5 video, the new web standard that allows browsers to support audio and video elements natively. This makes it very easy for web developers to publish audio and video, integrating both more » within the general presentation of web pages. For example, media elements can be styled using CSS (style sheets), integrated into SVG (scalable vector graphics), and manipulated in a Canvas. The book offers techniques for providing accessibility to media elements, enabling consistent handling of alternative representations of media resources. « less
What do you want to put on CDs or DVDs? Whether you need a backup archive for valuable business data or a personalized video library that rocks, you can do it with Roxio Easy Media Creator 8. Follow this handy guide to find the task you want to perform and make it happen, quickly and easily.