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Dave Kiss

Dave Kiss

Senior Community Engineering Lead
Fake programmer. Likes bikes, trees, and cookie dough custard. Collects wood scraps. Lots of spiders live in his basement.
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Winamp player: now with web components
01/06/23January 6, 2023(3 months ago)
11 min read

Winamp player: now with web components

Dave Kiss
Wietse Hage
by Dave and Wietse
Engineering11 min read
In this post, we break down how you can rebuild the classic Winamp player using modern web components with media-chrome.
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(5 months 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 blurry photo of shelves holding many different VHS boxes
10/04/22October 4, 2022(6 months ago)
9 min read

Building a Recommendation Engine with Amazon Personalize and Mux

Dave Kiss
by Dave Kiss
Partnerships9 min read
Learn how to use Amazon Personalize along with Mux Data to build a professional recommendation engine for your video content.
A mockup of custom Mux water bottles that were designed for CascadiaJS conference.
09/13/22September 13, 2022(7 months ago)
6 min read

400 water bottles and a video guestbook at CascadiaJS

Dave Kiss
Dylan Jhaveri
Darius Cepulis
Amin Amos
by Dave and 3 more
Events6 min read
Mux was proud to be a sponsor at CascadiaJS 2022 – here's a recap of our experience in the high desert.
An extra wide shot of a digital midi keyboard on a stand connected to a laptop on stage in a spotlight in a dark jazz club, digital art
08/29/22August 29, 2022(7 months ago)
8 min read

Developer spotlight: interactive video music lessons with

Dave Kiss
by Dave Kiss
Customers8 min read
Interactive video is changing the way musicians learn how to get better at their craft. In this article, we highlight Middy, an online learning platform for teaching piano with online video.
An image containing the Mux Data logo and the Amazon Kinesis logo
08/10/22August 10, 2022(8 months ago)
8 min read

Capture view data with Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

Dave Kiss
by Dave Kiss
Partnerships8 min read
Mux provides the information you’ll need to learn how to configure your AWS Kinesis Data Streams account to process real-time view data from Mux viewing sessions
Orange graphic that says, "The Mux Informational. 2022. Live on the World Wide Web."
05/26/22May 26, 2022(10 months ago)
12 min read

TMI 2022: Behind the scenes of our first customer conference

Dave Kiss
Thuy Doan
by Dave and Thuy
Events12 min read
We did the conference thing and revealed a lot of juicy product secrets live - no really. Some of those secrets are ones you have been eagerly waiting for. We recap it all in case you missed it.
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(11 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.
A screenshot of the Mux guestbook project
04/27/22April 27, 2022(11 months ago)
10 min read

Leaving an impression in our video guestbook

Dave Kiss
Darius Cepulis
by Dave and Darius
Events10 min read
If you’ve ever attended a conference in person, you know just how taxing they can be. You try to present your best self: unravel the hotel iron from the closet, work that one uncooperative cowlick to ...
An illustration of a person holding a skateboard covered in internet-themed stickers.
04/05/22April 5, 2022(12 months ago)
11 min read

The skater punk’s guide to MediaRecorder

Dave Kiss
by Dave Kiss
Engineering11 min read
In this post, you'll be introduced to the MediaRecorder API and learn how it's not so different from operating a video camera IRL.
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01/18/22January 18, 2022(about 1 year ago)
25 min read

Make a stats video your MoM would be proud of

Dave Kiss
by Dave Kiss
Engineering25 min read
In this article, you'll learn how to showcase your video stats by creating a dynamic animated video using Remotion and the Mux Data API.