Hacking with HTML5 Video, RTC and Shared Web Workers

Cristiano Betta


For this years PayPal Battle Hack series of hackathons we wanted to replace our dated and clunky Mac OS X video recording app with something more modern. As a web natives our initial thoughts went to WebRTC and HTML5 video, but things were not that simple and so started our journey that eventually led me to discover how to abuse HTML5 video and Shared Web Workers.

Language: English

Level: middle

Cristiano Betta

Hacker Advocate - PayPal

Developer Evangelist at PayPal, event organiser at Geeks of London. Board certified geek. Loves to code in Ruby, Rails & JS. Appreciates web standards, continuous integration, distributed version control systems, test driven development, and coffee.