General Opinion

Improving CSS at bet365

There are few interfaces that are as necessarily dense and complex as a modern betting application. InPlay Match Live views, Partial Cash Out interfaces and the bet slip itself each contain a significant number of user interface components. Historically, maintaining the many styles for our application has always been problematic. This simplicity and forgiving nature of CSS means it’s easy to write and keep on writing it – even though, months and years down the line, half the styles may no longer apply! As such, style sheet authors working on new product features could never feel entirely confident knowing what CSS was…

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To App or not to App

Following on from the discussion regarding mobile development at bet365, the nice people at Information Age have published an opinion piece from our Head of Systems Development. Alan goes into more detail about the history of mobile development at bet365, the challenges of supporting multiple devices with different sizes /feature sets and also the shift to Typescript from Javascript that Pete G blogged about on Tuesday. To app or not to app: how Bet365 is tackling the mobile UI challenge (Information Age)

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As a privately owned company, speaking publicly about our business isn’t something that we do often. However Alan Reed, Head of Systems Development for Sports, has been chatting to a few journalists about the technology challenges we face. Innovation is Key In this interview, Alan talks a little about the “bet365 Way” in regards to the technology we have adopted and the processes we follow. He mentions Erlang a few times which is a nice example of how we pick the right technology for the job in hand and not just following fashion. bet365 – A company betting on its…

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