Real Time Weekly #238: July 16, 2018

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This week we’ve got interesting articles about Video Codecs, WebRTC MCU Architecture, Jitsi scaling, PubNub Functions, WebSockets, and more. Take a look to the TokBox’s blog post about AR, good job!

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Multi-Party WebRTC Option 2: MCU


July 05
An alternative to Mesh architecture that improves the connectivity specially with multiple streams: MCU

The Challenging Path to WebRTC H.264 Video Codec Hardware Support


July 09
Tsahi Levent-Levi,
Tsahi Levent-Levi thoughts about what you should consider when you choose to go for VP8 or H264.

Recording mp3 audio in HTML5 using vmsg – a WebAssembly library based on LAME


July 10
The 3rd post in AddPipe’s new recording audio in HTML5 series, this time about VMSG.

New tutorial video: Scaling Jitsi Meet in the Cloud


July 10
A video tutorial of how to scale your Jitsi implementation on any Cloud environment.

Create an IoT Twitter Bot in 5 Easy Steps


July 10
A tutorial of how to create a Twitter bot using PubNub Functions.

C# .Net Core Web Sockets (C#,Html,JavaScript)


July 10
Freelance Web Developments
A complete video tutorial of how to use WebSockets in C#.

Build an AR App with the Frame Metadata API


July 11
Really cool code walkthrough to build an AR app for iOS using OpenTok Frame Metadata API.

addTrack adoption


July 11
Philipp Hancke
Philipp Hancke analises the adoption of native addTrack, and makes a recommendation to WebRTC developers to replace the addStream method for addTrack.

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