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DeveloperWeek Hackathon 2017

February 6, 2017 by James Jackson

Wowza is sponsoring the 2017 DeveloperWeek Hackathon on February 11-12 in San Francisco, as par of the DeveloperWeek Conference and Festival. The hackathon gives developers of varying experiences with the opportunity to use our suite of dev tools and work alongside our streaming experts. Join us at the hackathon using the code DW17-OPEN when you register. You can also schedule a meeting with one of our developers or architects throughout the week here.

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HackCU: The Next Social Streaming App is Born

January 10, 2017 by James Jackson

Wowza recently sponsored the HackCU hackathon, Major League Hacking's largest U.S. hackathon. As part of Local Hack Day, teams were given the opportunity to leverage the Wowza suite of media streaming developer tools. Taking place on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, HackCU brought together 200+ developers, key development tools, and enough energy drinks to keep a small town awake for two months.

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The Next Best Thing Since Peanut Butter and Jelly: The MediaDS Streaming Appliance

January 5, 2017 by Evan Paul

My son is allergic to peanuts. I, on the other hand, can’t fathom a world without peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Although he'll likely never eat that perfect sandwich himself, I have hope that he’ll understand the perfection of the PB&J combination. He'll have a great example in the MDS streaming appliance from Wowza and NewTek. It simplifies the workflow for enterprises and educational institutions looking to produce high-quality live video and distribute seamlessly to any device.

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Deploying a Wowza Streaming Engine Image with a Docker Container

December 5, 2016 by James Jackson

Wowza now offers the option to quickly deploy Wowza Streaming Engine images using a Docker container, making it easier than ever for developers, dev ops, operations, and IT professionals to quickly and easily deploy the world’s leading streaming software.

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​Join Us for Local Hack Day: December 3 at University of Colorado, Boulder

November 22, 2016 by Wowza Developer Relations

Local Hack Day is December 3! Grab your laptop and head on over to your local participating college campus on December 3. Wowza will be at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and students there will have free access to our GoCoder SDK for creating live mobile streaming apps for iOS and Android, and our Wowza Streaming Cloud live-streaming service to power the streams. We'd love to see you there!

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Introducing Wowza Player: An Embeddable HTML5 Player

November 18, 2016 by Dave Stubenvoll

Join Wowza CEO Dave Stubenvoll as he covers the newly released Wowza Player, highlighting feature capabilities, ecosystem options, and what makes the Wowza Player unique in the marketplace.

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Join the Slack #livestreaming Community

November 7, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

Over the last few months Wowza has introduced our #livestreaming community on Slack to the world. With over 800 members and counting, the #livestreaming community was designed to be a real-time hub for all things live streaming, where streaming professionals, developers, and change-makers come together to share expertise, resources, and feedback.

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Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards Honor Wowza—Nine Years in a Row

November 2, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

For the ninth consecutive year, readers of Streaming Media have recognized Wowza streaming technology as the industry's gold standard. Wowza Streaming Engine™ software was awarded the 2016 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award for media server technology. In addition, Wowza Streaming Cloud™ was recognized as a runner-up for the leading live-streaming platform. 

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GoCoder SDK App Challenge: Announcing the Winners!

November 1, 2016 by Wowza Developer Relations

We're excited to share the winners of the GoCoder SDK live mobile streaming app contest! Live streaming is becoming a part of everyday activities like shopping for clothes, watching the news, playing games, and connecting with other people, and that's inspiring tons of new apps based on live streaming. Without further ado, here are our winners.

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Wowza GoCoder SDK App Challenge: Our Finalists

October 26, 2016 by Wowza Media Systems

I’m really excited to share the four finalists for the live mobile streaming app contest. We had a lot of activity, with interest from more than 200 developers around the world. It was fun to see Wowza developers' ideas turn into iOS and Android apps. We'll be announcing the winner on November 1 at 9:30 A.M. Pacific from Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, CA using Facebook Live.

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