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4 items tagged “duncanrobertson”


Visualising Radio, pushing, not pulling. The BBC’s new radio player uses Comet over a Flash XMLsocket connection transport, with an ActiveMQ message queue behind the scenes. I’d like to know what server they’re using to broadcast out to the XMLsocket connections. # 13th January 2009, 12:59 am


BBC Programmes iPhone webapp experiment. More clever BBC hackery from Duncan Robertson, a really classy iPhone web app for viewing the BBC’s TV schedules, built against the BBC Programmes API with source code available. # 8th December 2008, 6:21 pm

BBC Programmes via Instant Messenger. Neat jabber hack by Duncan Robertson. # 2nd November 2008, 3:58 pm

We’re added some iCal views to BBC Programmes. BBC /programmes is one of the most exciting public facing parts of the BBC’s online offerings. # 19th July 2008, 11:48 pm