In this quick start, you will experiment with getting videos and playlists by id and then generating HTML displays of the data.
The Playback API has four operations:
Get a video by id
Get a video by reference id
Get a playlist by id
Get a playlist by reference id
Playback API requests are authenticated using an encrypted policy key string. The CodePen below has a policy key for a sample Brightcove account included, so you can just use that if you wish. You can get policy keys for your account by using either the Policy API or from one of your Brightcove players.
Use the CodePen below to explore the API:
Start by just making video and playlist requests for a sample Brightcove account to see the results.