The definitive reference for planning and deploying Windows Media technologies on the Microsoft Windows(r) .NET Server family straight from the source. This official Microsoft RESOURCE KIT provides in-depth technical guidance plus must-have tools for IT professionals who need to implement streaming media solutions for corporate communications, training and education, e-commerce, commercial broadcast, and other uses. The book provides a detailed deployment road map that covers all related Windows Media components, including Windows Media Encoder, Windows Media Services, Windows Media Player, and Microsoft Producer, as well as cache/proxy servers, routers, and other third-party networking software and hardware. In addition to providing expert installation advice, the authors members of Microsoft s Windows Media team share their insights on how to build custom streaming solutions using samples from the Windows Media software development kit (SDK).They ve also packed the RESOURCE KIT CD-ROM with essential tools, including Windows Media products such as the encoder and a load simulator; test content including audio and video files; SDK code samples; and scenario-based topologies, plans, and checklists.
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Bill has been creating content for more than 35 years. He started out in radio as a disc jockey, then gained broad experience in many fields, including television, music, audio production, film, corporate communications, and software. During his career, he has worked as a scriptwriter, composer, producer, director, video editor, sound designer, and creative director. Bill was a developmental editor and co-author of the book Inside Windows Media (Que, 1999), and was most recently co-author of the Windows Movie Maker Handbook (Microsoft Press, 2000).