Blog posts by year and month February 2014

Posts (15)

  1. As of today the homepages for individual programmes, known as the brand page, have been relaunched with a new design. This design is responsive, making it flexible for all devices and joins the A-Z, Category and Schedule pages that were built this way last year.

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  2. We have also introduced a new feature of ordering the incidents by severity, distance or incident type, which will allow the users to customise the service in a way that works best for them in particular circumstances (for example “sort by severity” is a default state on desktop but we believe t...

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  3. In June last year we published a draft of the BBC Mobile Accessibility Standards and Guidelines. Since then we've been listening to feedback, reviewing the standards and guidelines, and refining techniques so that today the standards can finally come out of draft.

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  4. How might we use combinations of our data sources to generate scalable relevance tools, so that we can promote the best connections across millions of content items & topics?

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  5.  Why do developers love building apps for different platforms when they could build a single website with friendly URLs and easily updatable content? Well, It's all about caching and with apps it is easier to simply display the most recent content and only fetch new content when a connection is ...

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  6. Six months ago I blogged about the development of BBC Sport's Correspondent pages - Sport's first fully responsive web pages. Since then we have been working hard creating a whole range of Winter Olympics pages such as the Sochi 2014 homepage, discipline pages e.g. snowboarding, the medal table ...

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  7. My case was that classical music is not an innovation backwater or a passive customer for innovation but, in truth, the main source of innovation in media, entertainment and broadcasting over the last 150 or more years.

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  8. If you missed Tuesday's Connected Studio in Cardiff on Classical Music there are selected pictures on the live blog

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  9. The list of radio programmes you favourited in BBC iPlayer are stored in an old system we call “Dynamite”. A request to retrieve your favourites from Dynamite would not give a complete list, it would only return those programmes which are currently available to listen to.

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  10. With a Twitter reach of 6.9 million in six weeks, people can watch content through Facebook, YouTube, G+, Instagram and Tumblr. They also are successfully using micro social videos in Vine and Instavideo, and other publications and sites can embed the live stream onto their home pages.

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