Author: Bruce Darby

Snapshot is an audit tool that allows EdWeb editors and site managers to monitor and evaluate some key areas of their EdWeb site. Entering a URL will bring back an overview of the site, the site structure, how long ago the pages were edited and whether the site potentially uses any data gathering techniques that […]

With the release of new functionality to support rich, powerful web applications to pages and sites across EdWeb we are moving to a new phase of what we can deliver to enhance student experience.

We have a number of significant updates for EdWeb that we are releasing together and deploying all at the same time. It’s been quite a while since our last deployment so we are bundling together a number of enhancements to the Profile content type including better support for PhD students, as well as our new […]

We have created, and continue to explore, an open system whereby developers from all over the University can write and contribute code adding new functionality to the software that runs the University website benefiting the whole University. With our third EdWeb code sprint completed the process now feels properly established. This is part of a […]

To deliver our vision of encouraging and supporting a culture of innovation and creative problem solving we have successfully run two code sprints where developers have come together for a day to work on fixes and enhancements for EdWeb. We brought together our expertise and enthusiasm to work on a list of requirements gathered from […]

Following on from the success of the first code sprint and our second one planned we took the opportunity to share our experience and thoughts on how the sprints fit into a wider context by joining up with Mairi Fraser from IS Apps to deliver a presentation at an IS lunchtime seminar. We wanted to […]

The first EdWeb code sprint took place with 14 people coming together to discuss, develop, code and problem solve a set of requirements and changes for EdWeb. This is a collaboration between two teams within Information Services: Applications and UWP and with developers from all around the University.

As has been previously communicated we asked all editors to finish any final archiving processes by 1 June. We are now starting the process of shutting down Polopoly completely.

Following on from our community survey we are now in the process of consulting further with the three Colleges, support groups and Communications and Marketing, to finalise the prioritisation of development work for EdWeb.

As a way of continuing to engage with the web publishing community and all EdWeb stakeholders we’ve been working on creating an easily shareable road map. We want a simple way to share what’s already been developed, what we are currently working on and what could come next.

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