Engineering the Future of Software
29–31 Oct 2018: Tutorials & Conference
31 Oct–1 Nov 2018: Training
London, UK
David Buckhurst

David Buckhurst
Engineering Manager, BBC

David Buckhurst is an engineering manager at the BBC, where he looks after the teams who develop interactive TV applications such as iPlayer and Red Button. David has a long history of working with complex device-based challenges. He’s been a vocal advocate of automated testing for years, having really seen the value of automation while developing emulator technology such as Apple’s Rosetta. Previously, he led the development of Hive CI, the BBC’s device testing cloud, and adopted an open development approach that made many of the BBC’s testing tools available open source.


13:1514:05 Monday, 29 October 2018
Application architecture, Business solutions, Devops
Location: Blenheim Room - Palace Suite
Secondary topics:  Case Study
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Launched 10 years ago, the BBC's iPlayer on TV has become the largest iPlayer platform. David Buckhurst and Ross Wilson explore the evolution of the BBC's TV application architecture, from the early days courting different native technologies to the development of an open source library and standards-based platform that supports multiple BBC applications across thousands of TVs. Read more.