July (10 posts)
Tuesday 22 July 2014, 20:12
Our first priority was to restore the caching layer. The failure was a complex one (we’re still doing the forensics on it), and it has repeated a number of times. It was this failure that resulted in us switching the homepage to its emergency mode.
Tuesday 22 July 2014, 14:04
We have to take a pragmatic stance when triaging defects. Some may well be prioritised for fixing in the current or forthcoming release (which is great news) whilst others may not be deemed important enough for us to expend effort fixing (which is not so great).
Wednesday 16 July 2014, 11:40
This event highlighted opportunities at BBC Future Media for top female tech talent and encouraged honest discussions around bridging the gender gap in technology.
Tuesday 15 July 2014, 09:13
The same elastic computing and cloud storage meant we could also remove all limits in content production for BBC iPlayer. We have doubled the total number of hours of video available and have increased the number of HD hours by almost 700%
Monday 14 July 2014, 08:56
This is a blog post about the development of the recently launched BBC iWonder brand. It’s about how we took user centred designs, a strong editorial proposition and product leadership and created a brand.
Wednesday 9 July 2014, 12:35
While positioned in the GEL [http://www.bbc.co.uk/gel] team, I was involved in producing design guidelines to inform our web-based products across the BBC. One such guideline gives recommendations on how to optimise our products for touch input (in simple terms, to make things ‘touch-friendly’).
Tuesday 8 July 2014, 10:19
some wrods here
Monday 7 July 2014, 17:48
I’m pleased to say that today sees the launch of the BBC’s first iPlayer Radio app for Windows Phone 8 users
Monday 7 July 2014, 08:54
The nature of Flash has always presented a challenge for users of assistive technologies. There are a number of technological and design considerations that must be taken into account when building accessible Flash content.
Friday 4 July 2014, 15:05
The SMP also acts as a platform on which new features, in the form of plugins, can be added to help users search, discover and save their favourite content as well as customise their audio video experience.