Welcome to the Mux Blog

We’re a team of engineers, marketers, designers, all passionate about video and the work we create together. Welcome to our blog about video.
11/25/19

In defense of 'flicks' (or how I learned to stop worrying and love 705600000)

Matthew Szatmaryby Matthew Szatmary
7 min read
Essentially a flick is just a really big number, specifically the number 705,600,000 and tries to solve a problem that nobody in digital media actually has.
In defense of 'flicks' (or how I learned to stop worrying and love 705600000)
Essentially a flick is just a really big number, specifically the number 705,600,000 and tries to solve a problem that nobody in digital media actually has.
11/25/19

Help Your Users be in 5 Places at Once: Your Guide to Simulcasting

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
5 min read
Your guide to Mux Simulcasting. Learn how to help your users broadcast to Twitch, Youtube, Facebook, Periscope and more over RTMP.
Help Your Users be in 5 Places at Once: Your Guide to Simulcasting
Your guide to Mux Simulcasting. Learn how to help your users broadcast to Twitch, Youtube, Facebook, Periscope and more over RTMP.
11/15/19

New Feature: Delivery Usage API (a.k.a. tracking usage for your next big idea)

Justin Sanfordby Justin Sanford
5 min read
Appease me while I tell you a story; maybe one of you can help me. One night a few weeks ago, I woke up with a great idea for the next huge app. I know, you’ve heard this story, but stick with me for ...
New Feature: Delivery Usage API (a.k.a. tracking usage for your next big idea)
Appease me while I tell you a story; maybe one of you can help me. One night a few weeks ago, I woke up with a great idea for the next huge app. I know, you’ve heard this story, but stick with me for ...
11/14/19

The New Video.js Themes

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
5 min read
The ability to easily theme Video.js via a little CSS is one of the project's super powers. Sure, it can play back all the formats you need right out of the box and is easily extended via plugins, bu ...
The New Video.js Themes
The ability to easily theme Video.js via a little CSS is one of the project's super powers. Sure, it can play back all the formats you need right out of the box and is easily extended via plugins, bu ...
11/11/19

Seeing double? Let your users simulcast (aka restream) to any social platform

Steve Heffernanby Steve Heffernan
2 min read
With the new Simulcast Targets feature, developers can now let their users publish live streams on social platforms.
Seeing double? Let your users simulcast (aka restream) to any social platform
With the new Simulcast Targets feature, developers can now let their users publish live streams on social platforms.
11/06/19

Patterns and anti-patterns in company values

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
7 min read
Company values can be exceedingly valuable, or they can be beyond worthless. You’ve probably rolled your eyes at company values at some point. Every time I see a list like “quality, integrity, and re ...
Patterns and anti-patterns in company values
Company values can be exceedingly valuable, or they can be beyond worthless. You’ve probably rolled your eyes at company values at some point. Every time I see a list like “quality, integrity, and re ...
11/01/19

Mux Contributor Program

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
2 min read
Mux officially has a contributor program! We have a lot of open source repos and we love accepting contributions from outside developers. One obvious place to contribute is our open sourced API SDKs ...
Mux officially has a contributor program! We have a lot of open source repos and we love accepting contributions from outside developers. One obvious place to contribute is our open sourced API SDKs ...
10/17/19

New Integration Announcement: Contentful

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
2 min read
Use Mux to add video in your Contentful CMS content. Transcode MP4 and playback HLS videos.
New Integration Announcement: Contentful
Use Mux to add video in your Contentful CMS content. Transcode MP4 and playback HLS videos.
10/16/19

Introducing HowVideo.works

Bonnie Pecevichby Bonnie Pecevich
2 min read
We’re excited to introduce HowVideo.works. It explains key concepts, and processes of modern online video plus, shows how all those pieces work together.
Introducing HowVideo.works
We’re excited to introduce HowVideo.works. It explains key concepts, and processes of modern online video plus, shows how all those pieces work together.
10/15/19

Using Netlify Functions to Create Mux Signing Tokens

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
7 min read
See how to use Netlify Functions with Mux signing keys to easily create secure signed URLs. Open source code included.
Using Netlify Functions to Create Mux Signing Tokens
See how to use Netlify Functions with Mux signing keys to easily create secure signed URLs. Open source code included.
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