Screen Capture API Primer Tutorial

Screen Capture API Primer Tutorial

Screen Capture API Primer Tutorial

We’ve spent another day researching the web Screen Capture API whereby …

The Screen Capture API introduces additions to the existing Media Capture and Streams API to let the user select a screen or portion of a screen (such as a window) to capture as a media stream. This stream can then be recorded or shared with others over the network.

Teamed with this great resource was the tutorial, we followed to a letter, called Using the Screen Capture API that had us being able to display a video of the Screen Capturing, including cursor movement, as applicable. Cute, huh?!

Again, as with many web API functionality, permissions may need to be tweaked allowing the web browsers involved, permission to access “Screen Capturing”, at least in the case of the macOS environment we tested this on today.

Luckily, we can show you the fruits of following a tutorial assiduously with screen_capture_api_test.html‘s live run you can also try below …

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