[webkit-help] mobile safari and mobile chrome: how to respond to html5 audio next and previous controls?

StuFF mc mc at stuffmc.com
Wed Mar 30 23:46:31 PDT 2011

One thing you all have to know is that there's an open Bug on Android
/ Chrome that prevents any Icecast Stream to be played.

It's a real bummer :(

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 3:03 AM, AJ ONeal <coolaj86 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Both on Android 2.3+ and iOS 4.2+ the HTML5 <audio> tag generates an
> interface withplay/pause, next, and previous buttons.
> How do I hook into those controls? It doesn't appear to be one of the HTML5
> Media Events according to W3Schools or the HTML5 Spec
> I'd greatly appreciate a reference to documentation of some sort.
> For an example, see http://sandbox.coolaj86.info/html5-audio-tag.html
> On Android:
> if you have gingerbread or better you'll see the controls in the webapp by
> default.
> On iOS:
> Begin playing the music sample on your iPod/iPad/iPhone
> Then click the button to "background" the app.
> Double click and swipe from left to right in the lower menu to access the
> player controls.
> I've asked my local user's groups, stackoverflow, posted the question on
> twitter. No one knows so far.
> http://stackoverflow.com/q/5331180/151312
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