Archives For April 2012

When the BBC recently redesigned the BBC Sport website, a screen-scraping script that I wrote a year or so ago suddenly stopped working. While I was rewriting it, I thought I’d take the opportunity to improve it a little, release the code via GitHub, and write a blog about it.

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A new blog

Chris Gibson  —  April 4, 2012 — Leave a comment

Despite being fairly late to the party, our recent adoption of Twitter has proven to be an effective new business tool. It’s led to at least one substantial project that would otherwise have passed us by, and generated several more decent leads.

In that spirit, I’ve decided to launch a blog. This will become either a useful output for articles and code samples that are too substantial for Twitter — or, another drain on our time that we will quickly start to resent. Time will tell!