The Space: Building a Broadcaster In a Box

A session at Over the Air 2012

Friday 1st June, 2012

11:15am to 12:15pm (GMT)

In May Arts Council England and the BBC launched 'The Space', a joint project to make the best of the artistic and cultural activity taking place this summer available to everyone, on as many screens as possible.

In this session Mo McRoberts will discuss how The Space went from a good idea to a serious proposition, starting with WordPress on a collection of Linux machines firewalled to the hilt, then adding plugins to it to in order to generate a completely static version of the site which is then sent over to public-facing Apache web servers or a CDN, and build a set of templates to present the different kinds of digital art being served.

Come and be amazed.

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Mo McRoberts

Technical Lead for The Space. I make stuff for BBC Archive Development. Views & opinions belong to me, not the Beeb.

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Time 11:15am12:15pm GMT

Date Fri 1st June 2012


Marquee Tent, Bletchley Park

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