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Ben Ford

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Building a Channel Driver – Part 1

By Ben Ford

Overview Today we’re going to be talking about channel drivers and how to get started on creating your own. This topic is going to be covered in three separate blog

Debugging Tips and Tricks

By Ben Ford

Overview One of the most challenging things about coding is when your code doesn’t work and you have to figure out why. Trying to track down a problem can be

Changing CHANGES (and UPGRADE.txt)

By Ben Ford

Overview For those of you who have been around for a while now and contribute to the code base, you probably know about CHANGES and UPGRADE.txt and how annoying it

Stasis Improvements: Goodbye Dialplan!

By Ben Ford

Overview One of the topics of discussion every year at Astricon is not needing to use the dialplan in order to use Stasis. This involves a couple of different things

RTP: retransmission for video to combat packet loss

By Ben Ford

Introduction Packet loss can be an annoying problem when dealing with real time communication, especially when dealing with video. It’s very noticeable when the screen freezes for multiple seconds, then

PJSIP: DNS Manager (dnsmgr) and Full Dynamic Hostname Support, Coming Soon!

By Ben Ford

Recently there’s been discussion on chan_sip going away in the future which led to many comparisons between it and chan_pjsip. What does chan_pjsip do better? What is chan_pjsip missing? What