September (9 posts)
Wednesday 20 August 2014, 10:16
For reporting incidents we use TPEG messages that we have extended in a way to enrich data will all necessary details. TPEG (Transport Protocol Experts Group) is a standardised format for travel news reports, allowing incidents relating to many different modes of transport to be captured in a structured...
Friday 15 August 2014, 09:15
as you approach completion for the software you have to maintain stability, it also means you can’t edit right up to transmission: video is stable and known and has one output device. In software one “quick change” to something like a scoring system could break the whole thing...
Friday 15 August 2014, 08:56
UI automation tests only tell you that a specific thing is still working e.g. you can still add an item to your download queue. However, it will not tell you that the item added is incorrect (perhaps the episode of Eastenders you selected and added is actually Top Gear when you play it back).
Thursday 14 August 2014, 14:50
You'll need to be at home with a tape measure, and it should only take about 10 minutes.
Wednesday 13 August 2014, 08:42
Feature files help non-technical stakeholders engage and understand testing, resulting in collaboration and bridging the communication gap. For this reason, well-written feature files can be a valuable tool in ensuring teams uses the BDD process effectively.
Friday 8 August 2014, 06:39
Previously when we had only a small amount of automation a lot of time was spent manually testing builds on a device, sometimes we needed to repeat this testing once a build was found to have bugs. With more automation both in validating developed builds and testing on devices, we can find bugs faster...
Friday 8 August 2014, 06:24
We are looking to migrate the majority of all existing devices with BBC iPlayer to the new version. However, with BBC iPlayer now available on over 1,200 devices, this is a major task and will take a bit of time. Today, I am happy to announce the next wave of devices is ready to go.
Thursday 7 August 2014, 15:06
The Commonwealth Games gave the BBC’s Research & Development team a chance to try out Ultra High Definition TV and showcase some of their other projects
Monday 4 August 2014, 10:46
For the past few months I’ve been working with a team of developers and data architects to build a new system that will bring together linked open data catalogues from a wide range of online educational resources, improving access for teaching, learning and research.