November 10, 2008
See, embedding a Flash video on a page is actually more complicated than it should be. You can't just throw a tag on the page with some attributes and expect it to work. In fact, to embed a Flash file there are different methods for different browsers such as using an <embed> vs. <object> as well as setting the parameters for the file.
Because this library is open source, extremely popular, and so handy, we have added it to our AJAX Libraries API so that our caching benefits can be reaped. If you want to express your extreme happiness then you can do so in our new IRC channel: