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Dan Cameron

I build stuff with WordPress

I'm currently building Sprout Apps to help small businesses and freelancers running WordPress.


Ogg Theora vs. H.264

March 22, 2010

I really don’t care who “wins” the “standard” for html5 video, they both have their upsides. Ogg has the clear advantage of being an open format. Even if Gruber has a valid point comparing it to GIF. H.264 has the overwhelming advantage of market penetration. I don’t know one video recored that uses Ogg as a format but […]


Youtube’s HTML5 video embedding and the Apple Tablet Timing

January 25, 2010

After reminding myself how much flash sucks and YouTube’s push for html5 last week, I’m speculating: Google’s want for HTML5 video embedding was more about mobile than the desktop. Google can drop Android plugins to play YouTube video and run them within the browser. Google will not need to worry about phone performance or hardware […]