NewTek TriCaster Network Control in Advanced Edition

A largely undocumented but very powerful feature of NewTek’s TriCaster Advanced Edition is the remote control API. These shortcuts let you fire commands to the TriCaster via HTTP over the local network to control most aspects of the system. Whether it’s changing sources, controlling DDRs or even triggering macros.

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Check for broken MP4 file in PHP on Linux


I’m working on a project where MP4 files are FTPd over to a different server. This server’s job is to add a front and end bumper to the video clips automatically and host for user pickup. I needed to find a way to ensure that the source video had finished transferring and was complete before starting the process.
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Barclays Bike API data feed

I’ve been working on aggregating data regarding the number of Barclays bikes there are available at certain docks. I had tried using some third-party Barclays Bike API sources because I didn’t realise that TFL already had easily accessible data for this.
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