Multicast is one of the features of Flash Player 10.1 and it enables you to distribute NetStreams across the peer-to-peer mesh. It can be audio, video or even pure data stream (AMF3) – the data stream can be very handy for games, it’s much better for such purpose (like sending realtime positions, directions) than using [...]
Adobe Developer Connection presents:
Multicast Streaming in Flash Player 10.1
This video-tutorial shows how to build a simple Broadcaster/Receiver system with P2P Multicast in Flash Player 10.1 using NetStream and Camera classes.
Link to Adobe TV site
*note: this blog post will be soon followed by a complete multicast deep-dive walkthrough tutorial, stay tuned
If you’ve tried my tutorial on creating simple chat using P2P NetGroup in Flash Player 10.1, you might have been wondering what the other parameters you can set-up mean.
GroupSpecifier is a very powerful class and ASDocs are good resource to look in, but I rather write few more words on this topic as it’s could [...]