Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

The problem with midi

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

When I first set up the tune search, back in 2009, I seem to remember it wasn’t too difficult to provide an embedded midi player next to each tune … once I’d got around Internet Explorer’s quirks, that is.

Sadly however, it seems to be getting harder rather than easier. And it’s not just me that thinks that: as w3schools says “Playing audio in HTML is not easy!


Happy new year

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

It’s that time of year again so I thought I’d give a quick round-up of what’s been going on here in abc land over the past year:


October updates

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

A round-up of changes to the site since June


June updates

Friday, June 17th, 2011

A quick round up of updates to since last time:


April updates

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

A quick round up of the changes to the site since the last update in February:


February updates

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Just a quick round up of some of the changes to the site that I’ve been working on over the last couple of weeks:


And now for something a little different

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

The latest abc software development is … wait for it … an electronic greetings card service.


Twice as big

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

I’ve just released a new edition of the tune search and I’m pleased to announce that it’s massively increased in size now with over 275,000 tunes indexed and available for searching!


Normal service has now been resumed

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Those of you who follow this blog or keep up to date via facebook may have noticed a resounding silence from these parts over the past couple of months.


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.