CASE Europe Annual Conference: Day 2

Second day of CEAC 2008 in Brighton and it was an early start to walk a few miles across the city in time for the breakfast round tables at 7:45am! I attended a session titled Technology for Higher Education run by Rebecca Avery from Hobsons. There were six of us and Rebecca had prepared a […]

CASE Europe Annual Conference: Day 1

A leisurely walk from University of Brighton Pheonix Halls kicked off the first day of CEAC 2008. Check-in was painless and lunch was great before descending on the main hall for the opening plenary. Conference Chair Trisha King (Birkbeck College, University of London) welcomed before handing over to Juliette Pochin and James Morgan for a […]

Bath Get Creative

At last month’s IWMW in Aberdeen, Alison Wildish announced Get Creative Week – an idea inspired by Carsonified to spend a week doing something different to their normal day to day jobs, and work in different ways on different types of project. Bath Web Services set aside 18th – 22nd August to run the week […]

On the way to Brighton

As I write this I’m sat on a Cross Country train service to Brighton for the CASE Europe Annual Conference. To take the blurb from the back of the conference flier: CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) is an international network of professionals leading the advancement of education. Founded in 1974, it has […]

Twitter Part 3: Into the real world

After a short break from blogging while we finished off the redesigned website I’m back with the third and probably final part of my guide to Twitter. It’s a fast moving world and since the last post, Twitter have stopped delivery of SMS to UK mobiles: Let’s start with the bad news. Beginning today, Twitter […]

Faded tag cloud

It’s been a little while since I posted anything techie, and a while since I posted anything that might be of use to the symfony community so I’m going to post about the exciting topic of tag clouds! Andy has posted about tags before so read that for more information about the concepts. We’ve had […]

Changes to the Design of our Corporate Site

Over the last 5 months the :choice brand has evolved, and we felt that the current design didn’t relate enough visually to the developing brand. The original concept of integrating the 2008 prospectus design and the corporate website design was sound. The prospectus has a visually bold magazine style; we hoped to develop a strong […]

Twitter Part 2: Bringing order to chaos

Last time I covered getting started with Twitter, building your network of contacts and interacting with others. This time I’m going to discuss some ways to manage your Twitter subscriptions and discover tweets about topics you’re interested in. The easiest way to use Twitter is to login to the website to read and post messages. […]