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Senior Software Engineer @ BBC

Senior Software Engineer @ BBC

Federico Cargnelutti

October 25, 2017

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  1. It supports and maintains more than 10 websites, including BBC

    Music, Events, Radio 1, 1Xtra, 2, 3, 4, 4 Extra, 5, 5 Live Sports Extra and 6 Music. BBC Audio & Music The A&M team delivers applications across multiple platforms and ensures the integrity, scalability and accessibility of BBC services and infrastructure.
  2. WURFL is a Device Description Repository (DDR) framework that enables

    applications to map HTTP requests to a description of the capability of the device that requests the page. Device Detection The BBC uses the Wireless Universal Resource File (WURFL) open source project to provide device information based on the User-Agent string of a user's device.
  3. The BBC iPlayer Radio application for iPhone, iPad, iPod and

    Android has been downloaded more than 2.5 million times since launch. BBC iPlayer Radio Application
  4. Week one in numbers: The BBC Sport website recorded 18m

    unique browsers and received 729,000 requests for the video of Bradley Wiggins winning his gold medal. 1.5m downloads of the Olympics app. 55% of browsers came from non-desktop services. London Olympics 2012
  5. August 2012 18 million visitors to the BBC Sports website

    the first week of the Olympics. January 2013 The BBC website achieved record global traffic with 64 million visitors worldwide. April 2013 Radio saw a record-breaking 74 million requests, 84 per cent of which were for live listening. Volumetrics