There were a few questions from the previous post on the metadata we’re planning on using for the Web Guide, so we thought we’d break it down a little and go into the various decisions we made along the way.
Tag Archives: Technical Development
We’ve been fairly busy in the past month. You’ve seen some of the work we’ve been discussing on the blog regarding information architecture, metadata and content, as well as our current thinking on blogging itself.
But behind the scenes, we’ve been working on yet other areas.
One of the issues raised at the focus group we held a while back was that our users want information which is relevant to them. They want to find and make use of it quickly, without barriers. Our stats show us users tend to come with a purpose and want to fulfil it quickly:
“This guide [...]
While a major site redevelopment and renewal is underway, business as usual still needs to continue. Some of the minor technical changes which don’t require high-level sign-off are easy to roll-out in parallel.
So, this week, without any major changes to our underlying technology, governance arrangements or content scope, we’ve been able to quickly perform the [...]
“Hello world”. It’s a traditional exercise for programmers learning a new language, so it makes sense to use it here. It’s possible that the phrase “Hello, new world” may be more applicable – we’re not necessarily learning new programming languages, but we are modifying our use of web technologies in new and exciting ways. For [...]