Building McLaren.com – Part 5: Serving from the Cloud

I’ve just finished working on McLaren’s new F1 site, http://mclaren.com/home, for the 2010 season, at Pirata London, for Work Club.

I’ll be writing up what we’ve done here in several parts. Sign up for my RSS feed to keep updated.

Part five covers the setting up of broadcast servers using Amazon EC2. Continue reading Building McLaren.com – Part 5: Serving from the Cloud

Building McLaren.com – Part 4: Load testing

I’ve just finished working on McLaren’s new F1 site, http://mclaren.com/home, for the 2010 season, at Pirata London, for Work Club.

I’ll be writing up what we’ve done here in several parts. Sign up for my RSS feed to keep updated.

Part four covers the load testing of telemetry data, broadcast by the nginx http push module. Continue reading Building McLaren.com – Part 4: Load testing

Building McLaren.com – Part 3: Reading Telemetry

I’ve just finished working on McLaren’s new F1 site, http://mclaren.com/home, for the 2010 season, at Pirata London, for Work Club.

I’ll be writing up what we’ve done here in several parts. Sign up for my RSS feed to keep updated.

Part three covers the JavaScript data for the telemetry panel, known as “The Race 1.0b”. Continue reading Building McLaren.com – Part 3: Reading Telemetry

Building McLaren.com – Part 2: Serving Telemetry

I’ve just finished working on McLaren’s new F1 site, http://mclaren.com/home, for the 2010 season, at Pirata London, for Work Club.

I’ll be writing up what we’ve done here in several parts. Sign up for my RSS feed to keep updated.

Part two covers the telemetry panel, known as “The Race 1.0b”. Technically, I think this is the most interesting section of the site. Continue reading Building McLaren.com – Part 2: Serving Telemetry

Building McLaren.com – Part 1: HTML

I’ve just finished working on McLaren’s new F1 site, http://mclaren.com/home, for the 2010 season, at Pirata London, for Work Club.

I’ll be writing up what we’ve done here in several parts. Sign up for my RSS feed to keep updated.

First up, the HTML. The site design is brilliantly engineered for layout on the web. It’s clean, fresh and bold. No rounded corners or “web 2.0” gradients. Continue reading Building McLaren.com – Part 1: HTML