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We're a team of engineers, marketers, designers, all passionate about video and the work we create together. Welcome to our blog about video.

If you can read this, your browser captions are broken
12/05/22December 5, 2022(about 3 hours ago)
12 min read

If you can read this, your browser captions are broken

Gary Katsevman
by Gary Katsevman
Engineering12 min read
I’ve seen a lot of captions over the years, and there’s one thing I can tell you with certainty: The way that custom controls and the HTML video element interact right now is inadequate, and I think t ...
A screenshot of a real-time video call with many participants
12/01/22December 1, 2022(4 days ago)
5 min read

Developing real-time video without all the meetings

Bobby Peck
by Bobby Peck
Engineering5 min read
In this post, you'll discover ways that you can simulate a video call with many participants–without having to invite many participants at all!
An illustration of a robot standing amongst a forest of tall trees. The robot looks lost and confused. Don't worry, robot. We're here to help you.
11/04/22November 4, 2022(about 1 month ago)
3 min read

Finding your way in the Jamstack forest

Dave Kiss
by Dave Kiss
Engineering3 min read
At the risk of sounding like an old man, I can barely keep up with the JavaScript landscape. Between server components, islands architecture, incremental static regeneration, code optimization, and th ...
A browser showing Mux Player loading
11/01/22November 1, 2022(about 1 month ago)
6 min read

How we made Mux Player’s loading feel great

Darius Cepulis
by Darius Cepulis
Engineering6 min read
With lazy-loading and a blurhash placeholder, we make the loading experience of Mux Player feel great in our Next.js app
A screenshot of a Next.js blog with Mux Player on it. Blogception.
10/25/22October 25, 2022(about 1 month ago)
4 min read

Using Mux Player to Add Videos to my Next.js Blog

Liam Lindner
by Liam Lindner
Engineering4 min read
In this post, I'll show you the simple steps to embed a video in your Next.js blog or website by using the newest player package from Mux.
image of mux player
10/19/22October 19, 2022(about 2 months ago)
13 min read

Slow is stable, stable is fast: building Mux Player on the “slow” platform of web components

Dylan Jhaveri
by Dylan Jhaveri
Engineering13 min read
There have been a lot of hot takes and chatter flying around the interwebs about web components over the last few months. We read a lot of it, but the day-to-day 280-character hot takes on Twitter are ...
An html tag.
07/27/22July 27, 2022(4 months ago)
6 min read

HTML, the Hero of the Web

Wesley Luyten
by Wesley Luyten
Engineering6 min read
Here at Mux, we want to empower our users to make the most of our platform. Using web components to build out our Mux elements collection seemed like the most developer-friendly way to do that.
mux and npm logos
07/13/22July 13, 2022(5 months ago)
8 min read

@mux-elements are getting a new (old) home on npm: @mux!

Christian Pillsbury
by Christian Pillsbury
Engineering8 min read
All of our Mux Elements are moving from @mux-elements to @mux on npm. In this post, we explain why and introduce some steps we took and tools we built to help with your migration.
Mux logo plus sign Postman logo.
06/13/22June 13, 2022(6 months ago)
2 min read

Staying up to date and organized with our Postman collection of API requests

Thuy Doan
by Thuy Doan
Engineering2 min read
Mux users can now easily interact with our API via our officially supported Postman collection. Once forked, your collection stays up to date with Mux's API changes.
A picture of a book with a bookmark in it. The book contains a digital video with a playback bar at the bottom.
05/18/22May 18, 2022(7 months ago)
5 min read

Saving video playback progress in your application

Dave Kiss
by Dave Kiss
Engineering5 min read
In this article, you'll learn how to keep track of video playback progress by building recallable video playback into your application.
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