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Tutorials

We’ve put together a handful of tutorials to acquaint you with the key features and components of ExpressPlay. We hope you find them helpful.

Getting Started

  • Setting up an Account

    This tutorial takes you through the initial signup and setup process of your admin account.

  • Getting started with ExpressPlay

    This tutorial takes you through the basic setup process of ExpressPlay service and client SDK, and how to get your content ready.


Service Tutorials

The Customer Authenticator
This tutorial explains how to obtain the authentication parameter required in all calls to the ExpressPlay REST API.

Storefront Hookup
This tutorial explains the MS3 Token life cycle and the processes necessary to integrate your service with ExpressPlay.

Token Generation
This tutorial explains how to generate tokens for content licenses.

Packaging Tutorials

DASH Packaging
This tutorial guides you through the process of packaging DASH content to use with ExpressPlay using Encoding.com, S3 and the Bento4 tools.

HLS Packaging
This Tutorial guides you through the steps involved in packaging HLS content to use with ExpressPlay using Encoding.com, S3 and the Apple HLS tools

Using Zencoder
This tutorial explains how to use the Zencoder (www.zencoder.com) cloud encoding service to package DASH content protected by ExpressPlay.

Validating with ExpressPlayer
This tutorial explains how to use the ExpressPlayer app for iOS and Android to validate your packaged content, one at a time or in bulk using JSON formatted playlists.

SDK Tutorials

iOS App
A step-by-step guide to making a barebones ExpressPlay-enabled media app for iOS. This tutorial demonstrates the use of Marlin MS3 tokens.

iOS App (using BB Token)
A step-by-step guide to making a barebones ExpressPlay-enabled media app for iOS. This tutorial demonstrates the use of Marlin BB tokens.

Android App
A step-by-step guide to making a barebones ExpressPlay-enabled media app for Android. This tutorial demonstrates the use of Marlin MS3 tokens.

Android App (Using BB Token)
A step-by-step guide to making a barebones ExpressPlay-enabled media app for Android. This tutorial demonstrates the use of Marlin BB tokens.