The sessions are held over Google Hangouts on Air, and the videos are posted to YouTube. The material is based on content that was used for a Frontend Masters course.
If you want to join in, go to the page about the workshop and get the Google Calendar link.
React Sound Player
Dmitri Voronianski sent in a very nicely designed React library for SoundCloud (GitHub: soundblogs/react-soundplayer, License: MIT, npm: react-soundplayer). It has a high-level component (
SoundPlayerContainer), and there are lots of other components relating to audio playback. This includes buttons like
NextButton, but also play position (
Timer), and album art (
My screenshot is from the example near the bottom of the page, which is a full-blown audio player that uses most of the features of the library. It looks very nice, and is all done through HTML5, React, and the SoundCloud API.