Authenticating subscribers in a Red5pro Application

This article discusses the issue of stream security for subscribers over the various protocols supported by Red5pro (RTMP, RTSP and WebRTC) programmatically. IF you are new to the world of Red5/Red5Pro, I would suggest taking a peek at the Red5 development series on Github. Here you can find information ranging from what is Red5 to how to create and debug an application.

 
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Capturing client parameters in a Red5pro application

Capturing parameters passed from client to Red5pro server application is a very simple and useful step if you wish to capture data from the client on connection for authentication, validation etc:.

When working with Red5pro, you have different types of clients that can connect to Red5pro – Flash(RTMP), Android/IOS(RTSP), and HTML5(RTC) clients. Each client transmits parameters in a different way. Hence for proper handling, it is recommended to check the client connection type and then devise your parameter collection logic.

In this article, we shall see how to build a simple logic that checks for client type and extract connection parameters accordingly. The recommended parameters capturing point is the appConnect method of your application adapter class. This is the method which gets invoked when a compatible client tried to connect to Red5pro.
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Compose – free greetings and fun image generator for android platform

Compose is a greetings and fun image generating application that lets you build brilliant e-greetings and fun images without any technical knowledge or skills. Its a perfect companion for both kids and parents. Generate funky images, greetings and share with friends and family over social networks, bluetooth, email and more.

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Biff: Free Movies – Android app for watching and downloading you favourite flicks

There is a new kid on the block for watching and downloading movies on android platform and the name is BLIFF.  Bliff scrapes the web for movie info links and video links. It then organizes it in a smart way to let users access them like a regular movie app. Bliff hosts nothing on the server. All content are scraped from popular video hosting sites. Biff has a internal scraper which can fetch video from most of the popular servers in the world. As backup it also has support for Hubi (streaming and download) application.

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