Constructor

PlayerManager

new PlayerManager(params)

Parameter

params

Object

Value must not be null.

Methods

addEventListener

addEventListener(eventType, eventListener)

Adds an event listener for player event.

Parameter

eventType

(non-null cast.framework.events.EventType or non-null Array of non-null cast.framework.events.EventType)

An event type or array of event types

eventListener

function(non-null cast.framework.events.Event)

Throws

non-null Error If given arguments are not valid.

addSupportedMediaCommands

addSupportedMediaCommands(supportedMediaCommands, broadcastStatus)

Add commands to receiver supported media commands.

Parameter

supportedMediaCommands

number

A bitmask of media commands supported by the application.

broadcastStatus

Optional

boolean

Whether the senders should be notified about the change (if not provided, the senders will be notified).

See also
cast.framework.messages.Command

broadcastStatus

broadcastStatus(includeMedia, requestId, customData, includeQueueItems)

Sends a media status message to all senders (broadcast). Applications use this to send a custom state change.

Parameter

includeMedia

Optional

boolean

Whether to include media information.

requestId

Optional

number

The ID of the incoming request that caused this response.

customData

Optional

Object

The status message application-specific custom data.

Value may be null.

includeQueueItems

Optional

boolean

Whether to include queue items in the status message. By default they are not included.

getAudioTracksManager

getAudioTracksManager() returns cast.framework.AudioTracksManager

Returns

non-null cast.framework.AudioTracksManager 

getBreakClipCurrentTimeSec

getBreakClipCurrentTimeSec() returns number

Returns current time in sec in currently-playing break clip.

Returns

nullable number Current time in sec inside current break clip. Null, if player is not playing break clip.

getBreakClipDurationSec

getBreakClipDurationSec() returns number

Returns duration in sec of currently-playing break clip.

Returns

nullable number Duration of current break clip. Null, if player is not playing break clip.

getBreakManager

getBreakManager() returns cast.framework.breaks.BreakManager

Obtain the breaks (Ads) manager.

Returns

non-null cast.framework.breaks.BreakManager 

getBreaks

getBreaks() returns Array of non-null cast.framework.messages.Break

Returns list of breaks.

Returns

non-null Array of non-null cast.framework.messages.Break 

getCurrentTimeSec

getCurrentTimeSec() returns number

Gets current time in sec of current media.

Returns

number Current time of media. 0 if there is no media playing.

getDurationSec

getDurationSec() returns number

Gets duration in sec of currently playing media.

Returns

number Duration of media. NaN if there is no media playing.

getLiveSeekableRange

getLiveSeekableRange() returns cast.framework.messages.LiveSeekableRange

Returns live seekable range with start and end time in seconds. The values are media time based.

Returns

nullable cast.framework.messages.LiveSeekableRange 

getMediaInformation

getMediaInformation() returns cast.framework.messages.MediaInformation

Gets media information of current media.

Returns

nullable cast.framework.messages.MediaInformation 

getPlaybackConfig

getPlaybackConfig() returns cast.framework.PlaybackConfig

Returns playback configuration.

Returns

nullable cast.framework.PlaybackConfig 

getPlaybackRate

getPlaybackRate() returns number

Returns current playback rate. Returns 1 before receiver start is called.

Returns

number Current playback rate.

getPlayerState

getPlayerState() returns cast.framework.messages.PlayerState

Gets player state.

Returns

non-null cast.framework.messages.PlayerState PlayerState of current player.

getPreferredPlaybackRate

getPreferredPlaybackRate() returns number

Get the preferred playback rate. (Can be used on shutdown event to save latest preferred playback rate to a persistent storage, so it can be used in next session in the cast options).

Returns

number 

getPreferredTextLanguage

getPreferredTextLanguage() returns string

Get the preferred text track language.

Returns

nullable string 

getPreferredTextStyle

getPreferredTextStyle() returns cast.framework.messages.TextTrackStyle

Get the preferred text track style.

Returns

nullable cast.framework.messages.TextTrackStyle 

getQueueManager

getQueueManager() returns (cast.framework.QueueManager or undefined)

Obtain QueueManager API.

Returns

(non-null cast.framework.QueueManager or undefined) 

getStats

getStats() returns cast.framework.Stats

Returns stats about playback. Stats are aggregated over the entire playback session where appropriate.

Returns

non-null cast.framework.Stats 

getSupportedMediaCommands

getSupportedMediaCommands() returns number

Get receiver supported media commands. Should only be called after calling receiver start, otherwise it returns 0.

See also
cast.framework.messages.Command
Returns

number A bitmask of media commands supported by the application.

getTextTracksManager

getTextTracksManager() returns cast.framework.TextTracksManager

Returns

non-null cast.framework.TextTracksManager 

load

load(loadRequest) returns Promise containing void

Loads media.

Parameter

loadRequest

cast.framework.messages.LoadRequestData

A request to load a media.

Value must not be null.

Returns

non-null Promise containing void Promise that is resolved when operation succeded, or rejected if failed.

pause

pause()

Pauses currently playing media.

play

play()

Plays currently paused media.

playString

playString(stringId, args) returns Promise containing nullable cast.framework.messages.ErrorData

Requests a text string to be played back locally on the receiver device.

Parameter

stringId

cast.framework.messages.PlayStringId

An identifier for the text to be played back.

Value must not be null.

args

Optional

Array of string

An optional array of string values to be filled into the text.

Value must not be null.

Returns

non-null Promise containing nullable cast.framework.messages.ErrorData 

refreshCredentials

refreshCredentials() returns Promise containing void

Request Google Assistant to refresh the credentials. Only works if the original credentials came from the assistant.

Returns

non-null Promise containing void Promise that resolved once new set credentials message is received, or rejected on error.

removeEventListener

removeEventListener(eventType, eventListener)

Removes the event listener added for given player event. If event listener is not added, it will be ignored.

Parameter

eventType

(non-null cast.framework.events.EventType or non-null Array of non-null cast.framework.events.EventType)

An eventType or array of event types

eventListener

function(non-null cast.framework.events.Event)

removeSupportedMediaCommands

removeSupportedMediaCommands(supportedMediaCommands, broadcastStatus)

Remove commands from receiver supported media commands.

Parameter

supportedMediaCommands

number

A bitmask of media commands supported by the application.

broadcastStatus

Optional

boolean

Whether the senders should be notified about the change (if not provided, the senders will be notified).

See also
cast.framework.messages.Command

seek

seek(seekTime)

Seeks in current media.

Parameter

seekTime

number

sendCustomState

sendCustomState(state)

Send a custom state to UI from playback logic. This should be used to separate the playback logic and UI logic, To allow the same UI logic to be used for loacal payback and remote control. The custom state will be available to the UI through player data.

Parameter

state

Object

Custom state object.

Value must not be null.

See also
cast.framework.ui.PlayerData#customState

sendError

sendError(senderId, requestId, type, reason, customData)

Sends an error to a specific sender.

Parameter

senderId

string

The sender ID.

requestId

number

The ID of the incoming request that caused this error.

type

cast.framework.messages.ErrorType

The error type.

Value must not be null.

reason

Optional

cast.framework.messages.ErrorReason

The error reason.

Value may be null.

customData

Optional

Object

The error message application-specific custom data.

Value may be null.

sendLocalMediaRequest

sendLocalMediaRequest(request)

Send local media request.

Parameter

request

cast.framework.messages.RequestData

Value must not be null.

sendStatus

sendStatus(senderId, requestId, includeMedia, customData, includeQueueItems)

Sends a media status message to a specific sender.

Parameter

senderId

string

The sender ID.

requestId

number

The ID of the incoming request that caused this response.

includeMedia

Optional

boolean

Whether to include media information.

customData

Optional

Object

The status message application-specific custom data.

Value may be null.

includeQueueItems

Optional

boolean

Whether to include queue items in the status message. By default they are not included.

setIdleReason

setIdleReason(idleReason)

Sets the IDLE reason. This allows applications that want to force the IDLE state to indicate the reason that made the player going to IDLE state (a custom error, for example). The idle reason will be sent in the next status message. NOTE: Most applications do not need to set this value, it is only needed if they want to make the player go to IDLE in special circumstances and the default idleReason does not reflect their intended behavior.

Parameter

idleReason

cast.framework.messages.IdleReason

The reason to be in the IDLE state.

Value must not be null.

setMediaElement

setMediaElement(mediaElement)

Sets MediaElement to use. If Promise of MediaElement is set, media begins playback after Promise is resolved.

Parameter

mediaElement

(non-null HTMLMediaElement or non-null Promise containing non-null HTMLMediaElement)

MediaElement that player will use.

setMediaInformation

setMediaInformation(mediaInformation, opt_broadcast)

Sets media information.

Parameter

mediaInformation

cast.framework.messages.MediaInformation

Value must not be null.

opt_broadcast

Optional

boolean

setMediaPlaybackInfoHandler

setMediaPlaybackInfoHandler(handler)

Sets a handler to return or modify cast.framework.PlaybackConfig, for a specific load request. The handler paramaters are the load request data and default playback config for the receiver (provided in the context options). The handler should returns a modified playback config, or null to prevent the media from playing. The return value can be a promise to allow waiting for data from the server.

Parameter

handler

function(non-null cast.framework.messages.LoadRequestData, non-null cast.framework.PlaybackConfig)

A function to provide a request specific playback config.

Value may be null.

setMediaUrlResolver

setMediaUrlResolver(resolver)

Sets a handler to return the media url for a load request. This handler can be used to avoid having the media content url published as part of the media status. By default the media contentId is used as the content url.

Parameter

resolver

function(non-null cast.framework.messages.LoadRequestData)

A function to resolve media content url.

Value may be null.

setMessageInterceptor

setMessageInterceptor(type, interceptor)

Provide an interceptor of incoming and outgoing messages. The interceptor can update the request data, and return updated data, a promise of updated data if need to get more data from the server, or null if the request should not be handled. Note that if load message interceptor is provided, and no interceptor is provided for preload - the load interceptor will be called for preload messages.

Parameter

type

cast.framework.messages.MessageType

Value must not be null.

interceptor

function(non-null cast.framework.messages.RequestData)

Value may be null.

setPlaybackConfig

setPlaybackConfig(playbackConfig)

Sets playback configuration on the PlayerManager.

Parameter

playbackConfig

cast.framework.PlaybackConfig

Value must not be null.

setSupportedMediaCommands

setSupportedMediaCommands(supportedMediaCommands, broadcastStatus)

Set receiver supported media commands.

Parameter

supportedMediaCommands

number

A bitmask of media commands supported by the application.

broadcastStatus

Optional

boolean

Whether the senders should be notified about the change (if not provided, the senders will be notified).

See also
cast.framework.messages.Command

stop

stop()

Stops currently playing media.