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Creating Vista Gadgets: Using HTML, CSS and JavaScript with Examples in RSS, Ajax, ActiveX (COM) and Silverlight by Rajesh Lal

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Chapter 11. Radio Gadget and YouTube Video Gadget—Fun Gadgets

"People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing."

—Dale Carnegie

IN THIS CHAPTER

Media Gadgets

In this chapter, we create two gadgets that use the Windows Media Player and the Flash Player. These two technologies are used in the gadget in the form of embedded plug-ins. The Windows Media Player plug-in uses online streaming technologies to play audio in the Radio Gadget, whereas the Flash Player plug-in is used to download and play online videos, using the feed provided by YouTube.com.

The purpose of these gadgets is to implement our framework in the typical scenario of embedding media player controls inside ...

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