The new Edge Hill jobs website went live yesterday. It might not look like much has changed but it's a complete rewrite of the old system and paves the way for more substantial changes in the future. RSS feeds are one thing that has been added so you can now subscribe to a feed to … Continue reading Jobs Website Live
Enough of this wordy marketing/writing-for-the-web stuff that Steven is writing about - we all know that everyone just wants to know about programming! Okay... maybe not everyone wants to know about code but I thought some people might be interested to know a little bit more about how we're developing web apps here at Edge … Continue reading Web development with symfony
Browsing the new undergraduate prospectus for 2008, it's interesting comparing the content to that within the 'Prospective Students' area of the corporate website. A few years ago, the two were almost identical in terms of structure and text, but the content appearing online today is independent, written specifically for the web rather than merely 'borrowed' … Continue reading Those Weren’t the Days
I imagine that most people who've been using the internet for a while have at some point suffered from "Information Overload". Andrew Sackville, at his inaugural lecture mentioned wilfing - surfing the web without any real purpose - and that can be a problem too. In fact I spent most of my time at University … Continue reading Overcoming Information Overload
"Release early, release often" has been the mantra of the open source community for years and refers to the idea of getting something out to users quickly so that they can feedback, help find bugs (yeah, like my code has bugs!) and shape future development of the software, and it seems to work. Mature open … Continue reading Release Early, Release Often!
We're frequently asked about our stance on blogs for Edge Hill staff and students and if we have plans to do roll these out site wide in the near future. The answer is yes but we have some work to do before than happens. At present we're looking at the whole web infrastructure and we … Continue reading A blogging community
I'm currently playing around with a new site called Remember the milk which is a task management site I first heard about through the BBC. It's really easy to set up and I'm finding it really useful so far as it emails me all those little things I need to remember to do each morning... … Continue reading Remember the milk!
As we've spent the last couple of years talking about blogs, showing people how to use them and advocating their usefulness we thought it was about time we started our own! We'll use this to keep people informed on our developments, our thoughts on technologies and how we can (and do) contribute to the effectiveness … Continue reading About time too…