April updates

April 14th, 2011

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

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What next?

March 16th, 2011

What would you like to see next on abcnotation.com?

Here are some of the possibilities:

  • A tune player with speed controls – so you can listen to the midi files slowed down or speeded up
  • A tune upload facility – so you can create your own pages and even, optionally, add tunes to the tune search
  • Links to amazon.com – so you can search for recorded versions of tunes
  • A smart-phone app that connects to the tune search – so you can access it anywhere
  • Allow comments on tune pages – so you can add notes & comments
  • Melody search – so you can find tunes by searching for a sequence of notes

Vote now, or add a comment below to make more suggestions.

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Stop thief

February 22nd, 2011

I’ve recently been playing around with some code to prevent¬†hotlinking of the images on the site.

Hotlinking is when a page in one website displays an image served from another website.

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February updates

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:

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And now for something a little different

January 4th, 2011

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

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A year of massive growth

December 31st, 2010

… at least, in terms of the number tunes available in the tune search.

Aside from the attention grabbing headline, it’s customary at this time of the year to take a look back at what developments have happened over the year, so I thought I might as well join in. Here are a few of the 2010 highlights for abcnotation.com:

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Twice as big

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!

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Normal service has now been resumed

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.

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Advertising

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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Copyright first

July 7th, 2010

When I originally set up the tune search I planned not to display copyright tunes.

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