5 posts tagged with "iplayer"

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Configuring get_iplayer

24 March, 2013 - 78 words
There are lots of ways of setting up get_iplayer. Here’s mine. It means that filenames work across Windows and Linux, removes underscores from names, never deletes old e...

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I have forked Charbot Green

14 January, 2010 - 221 words
About a year ago Libby Miller wrote Charbot Green, a BBC Radio 4 announcement bot for Twitter. It’s written in JRuby, uses the H2 database and

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Mai blog! It is back!

18 November, 2008 - 455 words
So, I finally finished the move from one host to another. It should not have taken as long as it did but after a frustrating night with the nginx config I spent a few days unwinding and catching up with the BBC’s new light entertainment series for Saturday nights, Merlin by watching it on iPlayer. My god I love iPlayer. It’s a...

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More on the BBC iPlayer and RTMP

30 December, 2007 - 212 words
There appears to be some work going on to try and get iPlayer working on the XBox Media Center according to this thread on their forums (thanks for the link, Iain) and although it only seems to make progress up t...

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Downloading from the BBC streaming iPlayer is hard

17 December, 2007 - 313 words
(this was mostly written on Friday 14th December, although no-one else seems to have stepped up to the plate yet) The new Flash-based BBC iPlayer streams its content over Adobe’s proprietary RTMP, making it very hard to download the stream and save it for later. Ther...

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