Articles Tagged "engineering"
We are simplifying the header as part of an ongoing effort to make the site more mobile friendly. Your cart and messages are now easier to see. Before, they were buried among the clutter of the grey bar. Now, they are featured in the primary header where they belong. Moving these links up allows us […]
At Discogs, we’re continually working to ensure that pages load as quickly as possible. This is especially important for release pages, which are very highly-trafficked and are often the first thing a new visitor will see! Today we’re switching from our self-hosted JWPlayer installation to standard YouTube embedded playlists. The old player was very large […]
Backstory Since the early days of Discogs, all release data has been stored in a format called HDF, or Hierarchical Data Format. At the time, this was a good solution due to the tight integration with the Clearsilver templating library which was the foundation of how we generated HTML. As time went on, the JSON […]