September (9 posts)
Monday 29 September 2014, 12:14
Michael Smethurst of BBC R&D has written a long, comprehensive and well recived post on his personal blog: “Designing a URL structure for BBC programmes”. It's a history of how systems like the BBC's Programmes Information database (PIPs) and /programme pages work together
Wednesday 24 September 2014, 12:14
Radio will stop supporting Windows Media on December 31st. This will have an effect on some online listeners, as we know that some devices cannot support the new http streaming methods or the AAC codec.
Tuesday 23 September 2014, 13:26
The BBC Things website is designed to be used by anyone who works with our data at a technical or editorial level. From an editorial perspective, the website makes it easy for content editors, producers and creators to discover concepts that exist in our platform.
Tuesday 23 September 2014, 07:46
The search results page is just the tip of the iceberg. Behind it is a system of software components centred around our search engines.
Monday 22 September 2014, 13:13
The video, shot at the Kew Bridge Steam Museum, shows the process of gathering high frame rate material.
Thursday 18 September 2014, 10:39
Platform API is going to change this. We’re going to evolve the APIs to be more consistent by using the best approaches across them all, by reducing the unnecessary differences and by working harder to make them more complete.
Thursday 11 September 2014, 11:19
This week we are launching the next generation of BBC Blue Room in Salford, which is not only a specialist facility that will showcase consumer and broadcast technology, but will allow our nearly 3,000 strong staff to get to grips with new kit
Friday 5 September 2014, 09:02
The new search engine tries to work out what word you meant to search for and return results that best fit.
Wednesday 3 September 2014, 10:21
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