Fairfax Digital has been working on improving their two apps “SMH” and “The Age”. They’re both big news papers in Australia, SMH (Sydney Morning Herald) is in NSW and “The Age” is in Victoria.
This week I was supposed to start work experience at the Fairfax office in St Leonards but on Friday one of the CEO’s came to me with a project and now I am spending one more day at the Fairfax office in Pyrmont.
One of the things (of many things) the digital office does is run and work on the apps for the iPad. The advertising people create really cool interactive advertisements that show up while you’re using the app. Another section of the office works are uploading the stories to the app. The SMH app and The Age app are currently uploaded in the different offices.
My job was to look at the stories in each app and see which were the same but had different headlines or had slight differences. Their working on uploading the same stories on both apps but right now it’s a bit difficult to do when each office is running their own applications.
So for two days I have got to have my laptop and two iPads in front of me I love technology!
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