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Video Gallery using SharePoint Asset Library and MVC APP
by Krishna KV 15 Aug 2016
Team Leader, Aspire Systems
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SharePoint asset library allows us to upload images, videos, audio and any kind of cataloging rich media asset with a thumbnail preview. It has the content type with Picture Size, Date Picture taken, Tagging, Duration in seconds. The video thumbnail can be generated by the video uploaded or any custom images. The asset library will not support the slide show of the picture.

To Add an asset library


Create a provided hosted app


 public class Video
 	public string Title { get; set; }
 	public string Url { get; set; }
 	public string Preview { get; set; }


         public ActionResult Index()
             List<Video> lstVideos = new List<Video>();
             User spUser = null;
             var spContext = SharePointContextProvider.Current.GetSharePointContext(HttpContext);
             using (var client = spContext.CreateUserClientContextForSPHost())
                 if (client != null)
                     Uri uri=new Uri(spContext.SPHostUrl.AbsoluteUri);
                     var rootPath = uri.GetLeftPart(UriPartial.Authority);
                     var web = client.Web;
                     var list = web.Lists.GetByTitle("AstLibrary");
                     var listItem = list.GetItems(new CamlQuery());
                     client.Load(listItem, i => i.IncludeWithDefaultProperties(s => s.Folder.Files));
                     foreach (var item in listItem)
                         var preview = item.FieldValues["AlternateThumbnailUrl"];
                         lstVideos.Add(new Video()
                             Title = item["Title"].ToString(),
                             Preview = preview==null ?null: (preview as FieldUrlValue).Url,
            Url =string.Format("{0}{1}",rootPath,item.Folder.Files[0].ServerRelativeUrl)
             return View(lstVideos);


 @model List<ProvidedHosted.Video>
 <div class="row">
     @foreach (var lst in Model)
         <div class="col-sm-6">
             <video width="480" height="400" poster="@lst.Preview" controls="true">
                 <source src="@lst.Url" type="video/mp4" />

Upload a Video


Generating thumbnails from the uploaded video



Click the Save button to update the thumbnails

Run the project the output will displayed below


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