How to request support?

In Web Services we get a lot of support requests,  these range from bug reports, feature requests and job requests to our fans hounding us for signed autographs.  Your first point of contact with us is by emailing the IT Service Desk from Outlook or by calling #7444.  This is your time to shine!  Without […]

Computer Availability App is here!

If you want to see where free computers are around campus then you’re in luck. The Edge Hill computer availability web app is up and running in some key locations around campus (@ehu.ac.uk/computers). And here it is! Each area’s unfoldable map shows which computers are free (green is free!). We chose a salmon colour for used […]

PHP 5.2.x with APC on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid (via Hardy)

As part of a move to virtualise our last remaining physical servers and build more scaling capability and resilience into our web serving infrastructure we have a specific need to run a couple of legacy apps on PHP 5.2.x. In the future when we’ve managed to fit in testing a bug fixes we’ll have these […]

Get your kit on

I’ve been looking at Typekit as a web font solution for headings, quotes, and promotional text – as an experiment I’ve mocked up this Blog post using Typekit; so you can get a feel for what it’s about. So why would we need to use it? I’ve harped on about web font limitations before; so […]

Dashboards

In my previous post I talked about Wallboards. As an aside, I’ve just started experimenting with using some old O2 Joggler’s as miniature information radiators in my new home. But that’s another blog post for another blog! This time round I’m covering dashboards! Dashboards are beautiful things that seem to be getting slung haphazardly into […]