83 posts about BBC Online on this blog
Thursday 6 November 2014, 13:48
In general, once a piece of content is published on BBC Online, it should stay there...
Thursday 18 September 2014, 10:39
Across our content set, there are varied sources with many thousands of new items published every day, and our APIs have to be able to respond to a large variety of aggregations and filtering requests from many different sites & apps.
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...
Thursday 24 July 2014, 13:27
I am pleased to announce that we have now awarded framework agreements to a number of successful digital suppliers.
Tuesday 22 July 2014, 20:12
We have a system comprising 58 application servers and 10 database servers that provides programme and clip metadata. This data powers various BBC iPlayer applications for the devices that we support (which is over 1200 and counting) as well as modules of programme information and clips on many sites...
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.
Wednesday 2 July 2014, 11:07
Since the end of the 2012 London Olympics our goal has been to adopt the practice of Responsive Web Design. This provides techniques such as the use of media queries to optimise and adjust a design, helping us to finally cater for the true, universal nature of the web.
Monday 30 June 2014, 13:33
We covered a diverse range of topics including how we evaluate areas for development; the broadcast of data; and the 'internet of things.' We even managed to throw in a couple of Star Trek references! Please take a moment to watch the video and feel free to add any questions of your own in the comments...
Monday 30 June 2014, 13:19
My presentation shows that despite the range of competing delivery methods linear TV remains remarkably resilient, with the majority of viewers still finding content via the EPG, and many watching the same live programmes every week. In this video I discuss various scenarios for the future of TV based...
Friday 27 June 2014, 10:16
I really don't know how this happened.
Thursday 26 June 2014, 13:39
I spoke at the recent BBC Online Briefing about the new broadcasting system and the ways in which BBC R&D engages with the digital industry through joint product development, developments with SMEs, and research projects, as well as our involvement in cross industry initiatives.
Wednesday 25 June 2014, 06:54
With the World Cup, Wimbledon tennis and the Commonwealth Games, as well as non-sporting events such as Glastonbury, Reading Festival and the Proms, BBC Online teams have been hard at work to make sure that viewers can enjoy comprehensive and immersive experiences.
Monday 9 June 2014, 11:00
We want to offer our mobile audiences the same capabilities that we offer on desktop and laptop computers. This summer, for those of you watching the World Cup and Commonwealth Games, we will be offering the ability to 'rewind' all the way back to the beginning of a live event in case you missed the...
Monday 9 June 2014, 08:53
This afternoon the BBC Radio Theatre in London W1 is the setting for our sixth BBC Online Briefing. We’re very much looking forward to meeting those digital partners and suppliers who are coming along and sharing some ideas about the BBC’s digital strategy.
Monday 19 May 2014, 13:22
The next steps will be to convert our BBC Web Archive 1.0 and any older archived sites into the WARC international web archive standard, so they can sit with the Internet Archive extracted crawls we have obtained.
Monday 19 May 2014, 12:52
To mark 20 years of the BBC being online, we wanted to see if there was a way of representing the growth and changing shape of the site over the last 20 years.
Wednesday 14 May 2014, 15:17
And today we’re publishing our own interactive historical timeline looking back at key developments over the last 20 years - with the help of colleagues on the iWonder team.
Wednesday 30 April 2014, 10:05
bbc.co.uk/ontologies is a human friendly view of the data models in the Linked Data Platform and is meant to give a comprehensive understanding of which ontologies the BBC uses, why and how. This is provided for members of the public and anyone who wants to get a better understanding of the BBC's Linked...
Monday 28 April 2014, 08:30
The three most commented posts on the blog in the intervening period were Dan Taylor introduced you to the new BBC iPlayer, niko Verrr blogged about responsive design in BBC News and Chris Yanda helped you understand how BBC iPlayer works on Google Chromecast.
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