Here at Edge Hill we've used Trac for quite some time in Web Services. I've been here for more than a year and a half now and during this period the team have greatly increased their use of Trac for ticketing problems, monitoring source changes, and more recently tracking Scrum Sprint progress. While Trac is … Continue reading Winter bugs
In an earlier post on our wiki I mentioned that we use Confluence from Atlassian this company has a good and steady release cycle. Currently we're couple of versions behind the latest, but hopefully that'll soon be addressed by a move to a new much faster server! Some of the fixes and new features that … Continue reading Your Wiki!
Early on in the New Year the old Intranet here at Edge Hill will be abolished. All of its content will be available directly through GO. The platform we're hosting this content under is called Confluence and it's a wiki. To the majority of people this won't mean much right now but we're hoping in … Continue reading Wiki Meetings
As mentioned by our colleagues in Core Services first year students have been given Edge Hill University Google Mail accounts. We're a couple of months into the semester and roll out seems to have gone OK. Students have been able to happily click on the Mail link in GO and be taken directly to their … Continue reading Google Apps Mail – POP/IMAP/iPhone
The Edge Hill GO portal has recently had a couple of little updates, both of which I hope will improve your usage of it. Until recently whenever you logged into GO you where taken to your last used Tab at this address https://go.edgehill.ac.uk/. This was all well and good when the majority of people only … Continue reading GO Faster!
With little fanfare old go portal has been retired. This has been a long coming event that had to take place eventually, and well, that moment has been and gone. For quite a while now there have been highly visible notices in old go for both students and staff alerting users to its impending demise. … Continue reading GOing, GOing, GOne!
[Note: this was written way back on the 5th of December but has been stuck in perpetual draft status till I could find a decent picture. Oh well, I couldn't. So here it is :-)] So yesterday was a long day indeed. But it was quite worthwhile and I've managed to glean a few tips, … Continue reading Question time with Dan
So the BBC have finally picked up the news and jumped on the bandwagon. Mass media are now telling you to switch to a more secure web browser (you know, the thing your using to view this web page with). From the BBC: The flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer could allow criminals to take control … Continue reading Internet Explorer Security Alert
You may have seen my last post Monkeying with my outline! where I apparently managed to get Aptana automatically expanding my outline whenever I viewed a new file in the editor. Well... it didn't quite go to plan. Long story short, the script only executed properly when it was loaded after editing in the script … Continue reading Aptana Outline Auto-Expansion Monkeyed!
After having been here about 6 months I have finally succumbed to the pressure from my boss to make a blog post. Normally my ideas for such posts would be large and grand, take too long to type out, and slip into the infinite chasm that is otherwise known as a draft... I like Aptana, … Continue reading Monkeying with my outline!