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n Note It's always a good practice to check whether the browser supports <audio> and <video> tags before
you attempt to play the media files. As discussed in Chapter 1, you can use Modernizr library for that purpose. A
sample check looks like this:
$(document).ready(function () {
if (! {
alert("This browser doesn't support HTML5 audio!");
if (! {
alert("This browser doesn't support HTML5 video!");
Creating a Custom Video Player Using the Video API
To see the properties, methods, and events of the <video> element in action, let's build a custom video
player in an ASP.NET MVC application. The video player looks like the one shown in Figure 3-7.
Figure 3-7. A custom video player
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