More Better Breaking

Over the course of the last few months, those of us in the development team have been hard at work writing the code to make the Ivanhoe game function. I thought I’d give a (very) brief look into our development workflow. 1.) Each week, sometimes several times a week, check Github for issues assigned to…. More.

(Digest #6) Announcing the Ivanhoe Information Website and Beginning of Testing

Yesterday we celebrated the Day of DH by preparing for internal testing of the Ivanhoe Game WP Theme.  The entire team is now scurrying to make some finishing touches to the theme, info site, and documentation before our testers begin their games.  Development has been working to stabilize roles and the role journal features, and…. More.

Documenting Ivanhoe

In preparation for our launch, Stephanie and I spent some time documenting Ivanhoe to help users navigate our site. For inspiration we visited Neatline’s website because we felt that their documentation process was spectacular! Doing this was much more difficult than anticipated because I was trying to see the game from a person who had never…. More.

All Together Now

Recently, Bethany shared a twitter conversation about why “Praxis Program Team” has been listed among the authors of publications and presentations on Prism. As a member of the 2013-14 Praxis cohort, I can attest to the fact that we haven’t yet given as much thought to the question of publication and presentation as previous years…. More.

New adventures

The last few days have been bittersweet for me – after almost three years at the Scholars’ Lab, Friday of last week was my last official day on the job. Next week, I’m off to a new project and adventure – I’ll be joining an early-stage company here in Palo Alto called Casetext, which is…. More.

Creating themes for individual Neatline exhibits

tldr: Neatline makes it possible to create separate themes for individual exhibits, which is useful if you want to host a collection of self-contained Neatline projects on a single site. To get started, fork the exhibit starter theme, which abstracts out the style, layout, and UX of the Project Gemini over Baja California exhibit. One…. More.

NeatlineText: Connect Neatline exhibits to documents

Download the plugin Today we’re pleased to announce the first public release of NeatlineText, which makes it possible to create interactive, Neatline-enhanced editions of text documents – literary and historical texts, articles, book chapters, dissertations, blog posts, etc. – by connecting individual paragraphs, sentences, and words with objects in Neatline exhibits. Once the associations are…. More.

FedoraConnector 2.0

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s update to the SolrSearch plugin, today we’re happy to announce version 2.0 of the FedoraConnector plugin, which makes it possible to link items in Omeka with objects in Fedora Commons repositories! The workflow is simple – just register the location of one or more installations of Fedora, and then…. More.

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