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PHP: JustinTV Object Class

Recently, video streaming services such as Justin.tv and Ustream have had noticeably higher volumes of traffic. The ever-changing landscape of the world of television is slowly finding its home(s) on the net. With this increased use of these specialized services, specialized software solutions will be needed to ensure successful integration into existing systems. Using both the ShoutCast object class and the IceCast object class as building models, a simple PHP object class has been built for basic data collection. Since the information provided for any given JustinTV channel is limited (due ...

PHP: IceCast Object Class

In addition to modifying an old version of a ShoutCast PHP object to allow for communication with Shoutcast streaming audio servers, a similar object was created for the same communication with Icecast streaming audio servers. The IceCast object class was built off of the ShouCast object class, following the same coding practices. Many of the same functions are available in both objects, however, some differences in the data provided by the different server types makes for some functionality discrepancies. Currently this object class is only designed to support single stream Icecast ...

PHP: ShoutCast Object Class

In recent weeks, a large portion of development time and resources have been used in creating a few different media services, most of which are online. In doing this we found it necessary to create object classes for communications with the media server types that we would be connecting to. The first, and most commonly used one is the ShoutCast object class. A special thanks on this object class goes to the original creator, Henrik Malmberg. The original object class was created back in 2002 and distributed under the GNU GPL License agreement. Fortunately for our developers, the majority of the ...