Author Archives: Sam Dutton

About Sam Dutton

I am a Developer Advocate for Google Chrome. I grew up in rural South Australia, went to university in Sydney, and have lived since 1986 in London, England. Twitter: @SW12

Introduction to WebRTC – now on HTML5 Rocks

I’ve written a detailed introduction to WebRTC on HTML5 Rocks: http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/webrtc/basics/ Continue reading

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Chrome Developer Tools, Google I/O 2012

Video of the Chrome Developer Tools session at Google I/O 2012 with Sam Dutton and Pavel Feldman. Continue reading

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Getting started with the HTML5 track element

If you haven’t had a look at the HTML5 track element — check it out my tutorial on HTML5 Rocks. The track element provides a simple, standardised way to add subtitles, captions, screen reader descriptions and chapters to video and … Continue reading

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Got Raspberry Pi!

The £15/$25 Raspberry Pi computer works a treat! Continue reading

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Cherry Cream Delight

I can’t believe the things I’ll eat when I’m on a plane. Continue reading

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Automatically pause video when it’s not visible

I’ve built a Google Chrome extension called Hold It! that pauses video when it’s not visible. For example, when you: minimise a window with a video playing in it move to a different tab open a video link in a … Continue reading

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Win a Chromebook!

Win a Chromebook in the Italian Google Chrome Web Store competition. Continue reading

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