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A React Native implementation of Brightcove Player SDK

A React Native implementation of Brightcove Player SDK

React Native Brightcove Player

A React Native implementation of Brightcove Player SDK.

Supported Version

  • iOS 11 >=
  • Android 5.0 >=
    • also works on 4.4 (19), but it seems to crash on some devices

Installation

yarn add react-native-brightcove-player
react-native link react-native-brightcove-player

iOS

  • Make Podfile like below and pod install
source 'https://github.com/CocoaPods/Specs.git'
source 'https://github.com/brightcove/BrightcoveSpecs.git'

platform :ios, '11.0'
use_frameworks!
inhibit_all_warnings!

target 'Your-Project-Name' do
  pod 'yoga', :path => '../node_modules/react-native/ReactCommon/yoga/yoga.podspec'
  pod 'React', :path => '../node_modules/react-native', :subspecs => [
    'Core',
    'CxxBridge',
    'DevSupport',
    'RCTActionSheet',
    'RCTAnimation',
    'RCTGeolocation',
    'RCTImage',
    'RCTLinkingIOS',
    'RCTNetwork',
    'RCTSettings',
    'RCTText',
    'RCTVibration',
    'RCTWebSocket',
  ]
  pod 'DoubleConversion', :podspec => '../node_modules/react-native/third-party-podspecs/DoubleConversion.podspec'
  pod 'glog', :podspec => '../node_modules/react-native/third-party-podspecs/glog.podspec'
  pod 'Folly', :podspec => '../node_modules/react-native/third-party-podspecs/Folly.podspec'

  pod 'Brightcove-Player-Core'
end

Android

  • Add following lines in android/app/build.gradle
repositories {
    maven {
        url 'http://repo.brightcove.com/releases'
    }
}

Usage

import { BrightcovePlayer } from 'react-native-brightcove-player';

export default class App extends Component {
  render() {
    return (
      <View style={styles.container}>
        <BrightcovePlayer
          style={styles.player}
          accountId="3636334163001"
          videoId="3666678807001"
          policyKey="BCpkADawqM1W-vUOMe6RSA3pA6Vw-VWUNn5rL0lzQabvrI63-VjS93gVUugDlmBpHIxP16X8TSe5LSKM415UHeMBmxl7pqcwVY_AZ4yKFwIpZPvXE34TpXEYYcmulxJQAOvHbv2dpfq-S_cm"
        />
      </View>
    );
  }
}
  • Specifying accountId, policyKey, and videoId or referenceId will load the video.
  • Size of the player must be non-zero.
  • It may not work on Android simulator, in that case please run on device.
  • For a more detailed example, please see example/App.js.
Prop Type Description Event Object
accountId string Brightcove AccountId
policyKey string Brightcove PolicyKey
videoId string Brightcove VideoId. *Either videoId or referenceId is required
referenceId string Brightcove ReferenceId. *Either videoId or referenceId is required
autoPlay boolean Whether to play automatically when video loaded
play boolean Control playback and pause
fullscreen boolean Control full screen state
volume number Set audio volume (0.0 - 1.0)
disableDefaultControl boolean Disable default player control. Set true if you implement own video controller.
onReady Function Indicates the video can be played back
onPlay Function Indicates the video playback starts
onPause Function Indicates the video is paused
onEnd Function Indicates the video is played to the end
onProgress Function Indicates the playback head of the video advances. { currentTime: number }
onChangeDuration Function Indicates the video length is changed { duration: number }
onUpdateBufferProgress Function Indicates the video loading buffer is updated { bufferProgress: number }
onEnterFullscreen Function Indicates the player enters full screen
onExitFullscreen Function Indicates the player exit full screen
Method Description
seekTo(timeInSeconds: number) => void Change playhead to arbitrary time

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