Riak Update

Riak has come a long way since the unfortunate demise of Basho Technologies. With the release of Riak KV 2.2.5 (https://github.com/basho/riak/blob/riak-2.2.5/RELEASE-NOTES.md), which is the first…

Moving between technologies

…and the challenges that we face when bringing in change and enforcing it For this post we are going to have a look at how…

RIAK Workshop Summary

Between 12th and 13th of October bet365 hosted the first post-Basho RIAK developer workshop. Over the two days, the international RIAK community came together at…

Neil O

Image Optimisation

One of the most important but perhaps under-appreciated tasks in the design and development teams is the judicious optimisation of images. We use the word…

bet365 and RIAK @ London Riak Meetup

Andrew Deane, Systems Development Manager at bet365, recently spoke at the London Riak Meetup to discuss bet365’s acquisition and its consequences for the product. Andrew…

Neil O

Efficient Default Property Values in TypeScript

In order to ensure that our website runs as fast and efficiently as possible, we often use performance analysis tools to take a look at…

Neil O

Normalising Geometric Data at bet365

Normalising geometric data is not a problem solving exercise that immediately springs to mind when you initially join the Sports UI team at bet365. What…

Large-Scale Web Development Using TypeScript

Or, Re-building The World For The Post-Flash Era This article discusses the technology decisions that we made in developing our latest desktop site, and how…

Bi-Directional Communications for the Web

Or: Websockets for Fun and Profit What Is This Hyper Text Thing Anyway? HTTP (Hyper Text Transport Protocol) was originally built to provide a resilient…

Rolling a Custom CMS System with ASP.NET MVC

The Beginning When the bet365 Games product was first launched we decided to utilise a Content Management System, so that promotions, games and other content could…

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