Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

Advertising

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

The abc website has carried Google “adsense” adverts for a while now – they help to pay for the web hosting, amongst other things.¬†However, they are not always very relevant to the site.

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One year in …

Monday, June 21st, 2010

The new version of the abc website – abcnotation.com – launched on 21st June 2009, is one year old today.

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New abc javascript renderer

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

In another exciting development for abc, Gregory Dyke and Paul Rosen have just released their javascript abc renderer, abcjs.

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New tunes for May

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

I’ve just released the May edition of the tune search – now with 61,000 tunes, including several thousand newly added song melodies from the Digital Tradition archive. Enjoy!

Chris

Highly recommended

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

I’ve been busy out the back again, working on another little feature for the site – a recommender system.

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Feed me

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Another brief update – some time ago someone suggested that the forums had an RSS / Atom feed so that users can keep up to date with new posts without having actually having to visit the forums.

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tunepal.org

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

I’ve mostly used this blog for posting updates about the abcnotation.com website. However, I just wanted to let people know about tunepal.org, a remarkable new abc development from Bryan Duggan.

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Linux & multi-platform software

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Minor improvement to the site …

Thanks to Sue Blake who pointed out that the software page didn’t show programs that work on Linux / Unix machines and gave me a list of those that do.

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Top of the Pops 2

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

I’ve just amended – slightly – the code that creates the top tune charts so that it now excludes recent winners for a week.

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Top of the pops

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

I’ve been amusing myself over the Christmas period by writing a bit of code that works out the top ten tune pages visited and searches made recently.

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