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Version: 7.4.0

Getting started with Angular

A brief guide on how to build a THEOplayer in an Angular environment.

Note that this information is for a basic player in a local testing environment. Additional information may be needed for specific cases.

Step-by-step guide:

  1. Make sure you have the Angular CLI installed
npm install -g @angular/cli
  1. If needed, create a new workspace and initial application ng new appname

  2. In the root project, create a new component for the player (in this case appname)

cd appname
ng generate component theoplayer
  1. add the THEOplayer.js files to the root project
  2. In index.html add the /THEOplayer.js as a script tag and /ui.css as a stylesheet
  3. In theoplayer.component.html add
<div class="theoplayer-container video-js theoplayer-skin"></div>
  1. In theoplayer.component.ts add
import { Component, OnInit } from "@angular/core";
import * as THEOplayer from "../../../THEOplayer.js";

@Component({
selector: "app-theoplayer",
templateUrl: "./theoplayer.component.html",
styleUrls: ["./theoplayer.component.css"]
})
export class TheoplayerComponent implements OnInit {
constructor() {}

ngOnInit() {
this.createPlayer();
}

createPlayer() {
const element = document.querySelector(".theoplayer-container");

const player = new THEOplayer.Player(element, {
libraryLocation: ""
});

player.source = {
sources: [
{
src: "//cdn.theoplayer.com/video/elephants-dream/playlist.m3u8",
type: "application/x-mpegurl" // sets type to MPEG-DASH
}
]
};
}
}

Then

import * as THEOplayer from "../../../THEOplayer.js";

will make sure to get everything needed from our sdk.

  1. In app.component.html add the following code to display the player in the app component.
<app-theoplayer></app-theoplayer>
  1. Profit.