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rakesh_katkam2012
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎11-28-2012
My Device: Torch 9800

audio player api/libraries for BB 10 OS app

Hello EveryOne,

 

Am developing an app for users to listen songs from an online server. For this,am using HTML5 Web Works.

 

I have used HTML5 web works  audio player api. But, it has limited functionality,i.e play,pause etc.

 

Now, i want to add extra functionalities for my player, like forward,rewind,jump to next track and  an actionListenner where it can detect whether the current playing track has been reach it's end,or paused or terminated(i.e stoped by user).

 

It will be a great help to me if there exists set of api/libraries which fullfill my requirements

 

Thanks

 

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laurentC
Posts: 266
Registered: ‎02-05-2010
My Device: Blackberry Z10

Re: audio player api/libraries for BB 10 OS app


The HTML5 audio element implements HTMLMediaElement and give you acces to the currentTime (read/write), duration, states like ended, paused, ...
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/the-video-element.html#htmlmediaelement

But unfortunaltly it's not supported on BBOS 5.
"It is recommended that you use the HTML5 <audio> element on BlackBerry Operating Systems with versions higher than OS 5.0 as well as on the Tablet OS."

Maybe you could skip this OS and build your app only for OS6+ ?

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Bhaal29
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎11-30-2012
My Device: curve 8520

Re: audio player api/libraries for BB 10 OS app

Hello,

 

 I´m trying to develop an online radio form BB. I have an .m3u live server and I´m beginning with BB 10 dev alpha. I´m using Webworks 10, and using HTML 5, with the audio tag <audio> but the simulator doesn´t recognize anything nor does the packager who tells me that it can´t recognize feature blackberry.audio,

 

Can anyone explain me what can I do to listen a radio online with de BB 10 dev alpha? I can´t make mine work alright yet, and I need some help

 

Thanks in advance.

R.

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