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
In a previous post How to Skin a Wiki, I was adamant that the Wiki design should be basic: This assertion was based on principle, but furthermore on naivety, as I was a novice when it came to Wiki mark-up. I now have some understanding of the potential for more complex design layouts in Confluence. … Continue reading Confluence Design Templates
There are big changes coming to the staff intranet! The staff intranet, also known as “docs”, is the default homepage for staff on campus and has served us well for the last… actually I don’t know how many years! But it’s becoming increasingly apparent that the systems – both process and technical – are not … Continue reading What’s Up Docs?
Lay the Wiki on its back on a flat surface, and pinch the skin at the loose part in the lower belly……… Only joking, as we know a wiki isn’t a furry woodland critter that makes a durable Davy Crockett style hat. A Wiki is a website, with pages that can be easily updated via … Continue reading How To Skin A Wiki
[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