One year in …

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

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

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

Search insight

April 14th, 2010

I’ve recently enhanced the tune search by including the ability to search within the files from a particular web site. Thus you could now search, say, for jigs from a specific tune collection (or even a specific abc file).

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Highly recommended

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

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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Tunes galore

March 5th, 2010

I’ve just released the March 2010 edition of the tune search – it’s reached 56,000 tunes now, clean and shiny and just itching to be played.

Chris

tunepal.org

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

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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You what?

February 5th, 2010

One of the joys of running a website is discovering all the different ways people find of trying to subvert it.

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