Thursday, July 28, 2011

Uploading your Call of Duty Gameplay to YouTube

If you have about an hour or so to spare, check out this video about how the developers of Call of Duty: Black Ops worked to integrate uploading gameplay footage directly to YouTube with the help of YouTube's Upload API's.  The video also goes further by discussing similar technology that will be used in the near future.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Preview of YouTube's New Embedded Playlist Player

Well, sort of.  As mentioned earlier, the creation of embedded Custom Players has been discontinued, in hopes of increasing popularity of the newer embedded playlists.

You can read how to preview the new embedded playlist player here.  The official launch for the new player is set for July 20th.

Want to know what Channel Branding Options will be in Cosmic Panda?

Seems the answer is, "Not much".

On the bright side, it seems that while channels may be losing some customization, the video watch pages may be gaining something new.

Oh, and no more channel autoplay.  For anyone.  That's mentioned somewhere.