Tagged with: iPlayer

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  1. Senior Product Manager

    After listening to people using our existing phone app, we know listeners expect a tailored BBC iPlayer Radio app that makes the most out of both the capabilities of and the way that they use their tablet.

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  2. Senior Designer

    One challenge we had with this approach is that some programme titles are very long and are often shortened in the UI.

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  3. Technical Lead

    One addition that was required to support this was a new mechanism to allow navigation through the menus. The 'Next Page' buttons were added to show the next set of items in a menu, where previously it was only possible to scroll through the items one at a time via the navigation keys.

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  4. Senior Web Developer

    One of the problems we have been facing at BBC iPlayer for a long time is the way we approach documenting the features included in the project and our test strategy. There is no silver bullet here, as it's hard to find a solution that is fast, accurate, stable, and that works for developers, developers-in-test and product owners.

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  5. Assistant Editor

    “BBC clamps down on ILLICIT iPlayer watchers” was the Register’s colourful headline about the decision to switch off BBC iPlayer RSS feeds.

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  6. Head of iPlayer, BBC Future Media

    At launch, 30 Day availability only applies to streaming but we will soon be rolling out 30 Day availability to downloads...

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  7. Executive Product Manager

    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.

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