Serious Streaming Audio the Pandora Radio Way

  • Neil Mix


this chapter will walk you, step by step, through the process of downloading and playing audio on the iPhone using Pandora Radio, the top application for the iPhone in 2008. By the end of this chapter, you will have learned about Apple’s audio API infrastructure (known as Core Audio), how to turn bytes sent over HTTP into playable audio, and the challenges unique to delivering audio content in a mobile environment.


Sample Application Audio File Audio Data Audio Code Callback Function 
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© Gary Bennett, Wolfgang Ante, Mike Ash, Benjamin Jackson, Neil Mix, Steven Peterson, Matthew “Canis” Rosenfeld 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil Mix
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  1. 1.Pandora Media, Inc.Appleton

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