Like at any other company, the email accounts and feedreaders of our developers are always overflowing with new articles from around the web. Here's a quick set of some of the links creating discussion among bbc.co.uk development teams this week.
Asynchronous Servers in Python
Alt and Title Display in Browsers
Steve Faulkner from the Paciello Group has done a thorough examination of the behaviour of Alt and Title attributes on images in the major browsers. We really liked the methodology here, taking a discrete problem and covering it completely, rather than trying to boil the ocean.
Over on the internet blog Paul Murphy gives an overview of the latest iPlayer usage stats. Particularly noteworthy is the uptake of iPlayer on new platforms such as Wii and Playstation 3, which now makes up 6% of requests for TV programmes.
The Glow guys are hard at work on Glow 2 and to make sure it's as fast as it can be, they've developed a speed testing framework. Frances from the team has written an overview and getting started guide.