Learning Resources for Video over the WWW

I want to develop a web site that will allow uploading and modification of video files.  I welcome suggestions for learning resources - web sites, books, etc., that I can use to get up to speed on video.  Another way to put this question, "How does YouTube or Vimeo work?"
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Amar BardoliwalaCommented:
Hello Ray,

to develop video website you might need to have media server.

Following is site for red5 media server.

http://www.red5.org/

Thanks.



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stilliardCommented:
Hi Ray,
Is it the video manipulation or the streaming your focused on right now?
Anyway for the manipulation side this sounds like a job for a python based lib, some ideas over here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/220866/best-video-manipulation-library-for-python 
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Ray PaseurAuthor Commented:
Thanks, stilliard.  Not a bad link at all! ;-)
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Ray PaseurAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your input.  All the best, ~Ray
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stilliardCommented:
Hi Ray, did you find much on this in the end?
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Ray PaseurAuthor Commented:
Hi, stilliard.  From EE, this is the sum of it.  I am looking at books on Amazon, etc., and contacting local videographers for the opportunity to assist.  I don't expect a shallow learning curve and I am up for the sprint that takes me from minimal knowledge to proficiency.  Where are you located?  I am in Washington, DC.
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stilliardCommented:
Sounds very interesting though, good luck with the project.
I'm over in the UK, long way from Washington.
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Ray PaseurAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much for your good wishes.  All the best, ~Ray
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