Tuesday, November 6, 2007 | 1:06 PM

New flash player

New flash player

I've finally put online what should be a debugged (hopefully) version of the flash streaming video player. The design of the old one was really showing its age (not even mentioning every other site uses it too), and the new one looks sooo much better. Please let us know if there is any problem!


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Commented on 2007-11-06 13:30:58
Cant test it right now. my work PC doesnt even have Flash player 9 installed. it's got an early version (7 I think) so the player isnt working for me right now. will let you know when I get back at home! keep the good stuff coming! :D
Commented on 2007-11-06 13:33:14
I really should add a way to detect the flash version and "downgrade" to the old player in that case. I'll do that tonight.
Commented on 2007-11-06 13:49:01
As for function, i really didn't notice much difference. However i think i like the look of the old player better. It was a bit less obtrusive.
Commented on 2007-11-06 14:51:09 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
I really should add a way to detect the flash version and "downgrade" to the old player in that case. I'll do that tonight.
Yeah, that would be perfect actually. some might not be able to know what's wrong if the player doesnt show up :)
Commented on 2007-11-06 15:20:41
As long as it plays the videos I am all for it :D
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:01:50
The new one works great.
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:03:09
Looks groovy man :) Thanks
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:05:17
It really does look fucking awesome, but you should put up a test video for this News segment?
Maybe just strolling around your back yard, filming all the naked girls that hang around?
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:05:39
is it supossed to be at the top of the page? I dont see anything, or do I click a link? I am being dumb arent I?!
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:09:06 In reply to barnard666
Posted by barnard666
is it supossed to be at the top of the page? I dont see anything, or do I click a link? I am being dumb arent I?!
Not in this thread. just go to the Need for Speed thread on the front page and click on the streaming video link and you will see the player :)
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:13:22
Okay Blim, I'm having one issue with the player.

Anytime my cursor enters the volume sector, the slider automatically follows my cursor, whether I click it or not.

NOT GOOD, but otherwise this player is a sex machine.
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:14:19
I HATE THIS SITE NOW BECAUSE OF THAT PLAYER!!!!

ohh wait wrong meeting...sorry
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:15:20 In reply to rustykaks
Posted by rustykaks
I HATE THIS SITE NOW BECAUSE OF THAT PLAYER!!!!

ohh wait wrong meeting...sorry
Anger Management is second door on your left o_O
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:56:50
sweet god adverts before the main videos ....its like GT now :(
Commented on 2007-11-06 16:57:15
OMG! Finaly, THX, Blim
Posted by ManThatYouFear
sweet god adverts before the main videos ....its like GT now :(
on GT you can >>> them
(((
Commented on 2007-11-06 17:05:09 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
sweet god adverts before the main videos ....its like GT now :(
stuff it dude. You live in a world of advertisments, why should this place be any different?
Commented on 2007-11-06 17:22:51 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
Okay Blim, I'm having one issue with the player. Anytime my cursor enters the volume sector, the slider automatically follows my cursor, whether I click it or not.
I tried it here (Firefox 2.0.0.8, Ubuntu 7.04, latest flash) and such bug doesn't happen, UNLESS (which is a Flash's fault actually, happens on other sites too) you click on the volume level button, hold it and drop your click outside the player.

Otherwise, this player is awesome. Only issue I had (major issue) is it's taking WAY too long to load the video, so I just gave up. You guys need to improve you bandwidth. :)
Commented on 2007-11-06 17:26:44 In reply to rodrms
Posted by rodrms
I tried it here (Firefox 2.0.0.8, Ubuntu 7.04, latest flash) and such bug doesn't happen, UNLESS (which is a Flash's fault actually, happens on other sites too) you click on the volume level button, hold it and drop your click outside the player.

Otherwise, this player is awesome. Only issue I had (major issue) is it's taking WAY too long to load the video, so I just gave up. You guys need to improve you bandwidth. :)
yeah, it isn't happening now, for some reaon. Fucking Awesome.

FUCKING AWESOME!
Commented on 2007-11-06 17:31:27 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
sweet god adverts before the main videos ....its like GT now :(
One advert every 24 hours. You'll survive.
Commented on 2007-11-06 18:37:46
looks and functions nicely.
Commented on 2007-11-06 19:49:57
works and looks great, can I ask what are you using?
Commented on 2007-11-06 20:18:42 In reply to TheFuriousOne
Posted by TheFuriousOne
works and looks great, can I ask what are you using?
It's a 100% from scratch project :)
Commented on 2007-11-06 21:28:43
Awsome job guys!

Looks great the new player!
Commented on 2007-11-06 22:20:15 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
It's a 100% from scratch project :)
Nice you should licence it out or something works good
Commented on 2007-11-07 00:18:51
Any chance of an iPod touch compatible player?
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