BUTTER is a tool for helping non developers generate html5 video pages that use popcorn.js.
Vloggers who use wordpress or tumblr to host their video
Vloggers who run their own websites
Make it easier to use popcorn.js
Generate buzz for popcorn among web video geeks who do not program
Generate buzz for popcorn among web developers
Make butter easy to host (fully clientside html/css/js)
Video must be hosted somewhere and user must have path to it
Video must be h264, ogg/theora, or webm
Video finder: An input for selecting a video file to operate on and for selecting multiple formats for fallbacks
Timeline interface: A method of synchronizing the current popcorn data being created to a time range.
Popcorn data type selector: A selector for which data type the current popcorn data will be: twitter, wikipedia, maps, flickr, attribution, footnotes, webpage
Popcorn data organizer: A method for arranging the order of the popcorn data
Page data elements: A method for adding video title, and about text to the popcorn page
Page tempate selector: A method of choosing how that data will then be layed out in a page, according to a set of pre-defined templates.
Output generator: A method for generating the embed code that gathers the HTML/CSS/JS created in the GUI and makes it available for download/embedding.
Full page template
Develop Roadmap to Popcorn 1.0
Develop Roadmap to Butter 1.0
Blog about progress on weblog.bocoup.com
Create online resources that CLEARLY explain what popcorn is, what stage it is in, how to use it, and how to get involved
Housed at popcornjs.org
Path to butter for non devs
Path to contributing for devs
hosted by github or by wordpress somewhere
popcorn.js hitting 0.2
access to popcornjs.org domain registration credentials
hosting for popcornjs.org