Matthew McClure

Matthew McClure

Co-founder, Head of Technology & Community
Creator of Demuxed and wrangler of meetup speakers. Used to write a lot of React and Elixir code. Still do sometimes, but used to, too.
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A screenshot of a terminal using the CLI
08/13/20August 13, 2020(2 months ago)
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Hey look, a Mux CLI

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
We released an early version of a CLI that we've been using internally. It makes it easier to upload local assets, along with some signing utilities, and more. We'd love to hear what you think!
That's gonna be a (mostly) no
04/14/20April 14, 2020(6 months ago)
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The state of going live from a browser

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
You can watch live TV, record yourself, video chat with peers, screenshare...of course you can broadcast live RTMP streams, right? Weeelll...No, but kinda sorta with some server-side help.
An interview with DatoCMS
02/03/20February 3, 2020(9 months ago)
4 min read

An interview with DatoCMS

Matthew McClureDylan Jhaveriby Matthew & Dylan
See how DatoCMS uses Mux to power video for customers using their headless CMS product.
The New Video.js Themes
11/14/19November 14, 2019(a year ago)
5 min read

The New Video.js Themes

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
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 ...
Why we speak
09/24/19September 24, 2019(a year ago)
3 min read

Why we speak

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
At Mux, we encourage everyone across all teams to participate in speaking opportunities. Read about why we feel so strongly about its value.
Canvas: Do cool stuff with video in the browser
07/25/19July 25, 2019(a year ago)
7 min read

Canvas: Do cool stuff with video in the browser

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
The `video` element is a thing of beauty except that beauty crumbles like dust through our fingers when you need to modify the content in any way.
Abstracting Our Redux Confirmation Modal Pattern
06/24/19June 24, 2019(a year ago)
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Abstracting Our Redux Confirmation Modal Pattern

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
Our Redux store was getting littered with confirmation-modal specific actions. Enter the first Redux Sagas pattern that felt like it was helping to simplify a difficult problem in our application.
Building your own video platform: Personal CMS using Airtable and ZEIT Now
04/16/19April 16, 2019(2 years ago)
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Building your own video platform: Personal CMS using Airtable and ZEIT Now

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
With ZEIT’s Now, we can easily build applications that interact with our Airtable database's API. We can wire them all together and build our own video CMS.
02/01/19February 1, 2019(2 years ago)
2 min read

Node & Elixir SDK Updates: Signed URL JWT Helpers and more!

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
We spend a lot of time thinking about how we can make our products easy and fun to work with. Our public API is something we hope people find intuitive and reasonable, but the last thing you want to ...
Introducing Direct Uploads
12/17/18December 17, 2018(2 years ago)
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Introducing Direct Uploads

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
We’re thrilled to announce that getting your videos into Mux just got a little easier. 🙂 Starting today, you can now push content directly to Mux. 🎉 Up until now, if you wanted to create a new Mux ...
Instant GIFs! For animated video thumbnails and...whatever
08/16/18August 16, 2018(2 years ago)
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Instant GIFs! For animated video thumbnails and...whatever

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
Our nifty new feature can instantly create a GIF from video. Just GET a URL and you can create a 5-10 second animated GIF from any part of a video.
08/14/18August 14, 2018(2 years ago)
17 min read

Per-title encoding @ Scale

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
The venerable Nick Chadwick spoke at Facebook's Video @Scale about Mux's approach to per-title encoding using machine learning. If you missed @ Scale, here's a recording of the talk along with a t ...
It's your data, build things with it: Announcing public beta access to our API
07/26/17July 26, 2017(3 years ago)
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It's your data, build things with it: Announcing public beta access to our API

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
We're proud to call ourselves a developer-focused company. We want developers to want to use our products and actually enjoy it when they do. When we build new features or tools, we want the perso ...
So we redid our charts... (Part II: Graphing, React-ing, and maybe a little crying)
06/30/17June 30, 2017(3 years ago)
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So we redid our charts... (Part II: Graphing, React-ing, and maybe a little crying)

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
Part 2/2 in a series on how we revamped the charts in our video analytics product. We'll explore a few charting libraries and talk about how we picked ours.
01/20/17January 20, 2017(4 years ago)
3 min read

Announcing Alerting

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
One of the core beliefs we have at Mux is that everything we do should help customers improve their platform and viewer experience. We help them understand the overall health of their video delivery ...