Archive for December, 2011

Media & Editorial Internship

Monday, December 19th, 2011

This is a fantastic chance for a New Media, Computing or Humanities student to gain essential work experience working with King’s College London on a project of global importance. The candidate will gain an insight into the day-to-day running and duties of a busy team whilst developing their own skills in content development. This opportunity will be an invaluable to their CV when applying for future roles.

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Only a few hours till we launch the JAINpedia beta-site

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Yes, the day we have all been so excited about is finally here, as we count down the hours left until JAINpedia goes global! But as we approach the launch, we thought it would be nice to share what launching the beta site actually means…

The launch of the beta-site marks one of the closing milestones before the website is released as a final version. This means that the website is not completely finished but is quite close in terms of material and technical functionality.

The most important part of beta testing is identifying and fixing ‘bugs’. A ‘bug’ is a case of the website’s not working properly so a website visitor gets incorrect or unexpected results, for example when loading a page or clicking on a hyperlink.

A beta trial is not a way of adding new features to the site. Rather, it gathers feedback from website visitors – often called end-users – on how well the website works before it is finally released. End-users often give feedback on the usability of the website too, which means how useful, easy and satisfying it is to use or learn how to use.

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