Panda – Video Solved

Panda: Video SolvedPanda is an awesome open source solution for video uploading, encoding and streaming.

By providing an elegant REST API, Panda makes it completely painless to implement full video uploading, encoding and streaming functionality to your web application in a matter of hours.

  • Runs completely within Amazon’s Web Services utilising EC2, S3 and SimpleDB.
  • Everything contained within one elegant Merb application.
  • Support for the numerous encoding profiles FFmpeg supports including FLV, h264 for Flash a iPhone formats.
  • Lovely little admin dashboard for managing your videos.

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Ready for LAMP?

I promised about LAMP in my earlier article — The Open Source Revolution and so here am I with the details on LAMP.

We saw what is the Open Source revolution all about and why do we need to know it, if not follow it. Before I move on, I need to address one of the readers who has put a comment saying,
How many people using open source really need source code? A large number of bloggers are using WordPress but how many of them actually modified the WordPress code? Why always think open source?

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