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- uPortal and Portlet Development
- Documentation Strategy
- Yale University Portal Demo

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uPortal Community Call July 22, 2010 uPortal Community Call July 22, 2010 Presentation Transcript

  • July 22, 2010 Community Calls Sharing Ideas Enabling Collaboration Building Community
  • Agenda
    • Introduction and Announcements
    • uPortal and Portlet Development
    • Documentation Strategy
    • Yale University Portal Demo
    • Questions and Open Discussion
  • Hold that thought… Questions and discussion at the end Additional feedback by email appreciated http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcobellucci/ CC BY 2.0
  • Introduction
  • uPortal Steering Committee
    • Elected by the Jasig membership
    • Erik Olsson, University of California – Irvine
    • Selected by the uPortal developers
    • Eric Dalquist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Jen Bourey, Unicon
    • Representing the Jasig Board
    • Jim Helwig, University of Wisconsin-Madison (chair, board liason)
    • Jonathan Markow, Jasig Executive Director (ex-officio member)
  • May Community Call
    • Topics included
      • uPortal Development Update
      • University of California Irvine Portal Demo
    • Archived on Slideshare
    • http://www.slideshare.net/uportal/
  • Announcements
    • 2-3-98 Conference at SUNY Delhi - August 11-13
      • "Technology During an Economic Crisis, The Benefits of Open Sourcing"
      • www.delhi.edu/2-3-98
  • 2010 Unconference
    • University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
    • October 18 - October 21 Unconference
      • Focused discussions on topics YOU want: Implementation, technologies, roadmap, deployment, …
    • October 21 - October 22 Developer Days
      • Focused time working on project development: uPortal, portlets, documentation, your own deployment
    • Register now!
    • More info at http://bit.ly/jasigunconf2010
  • uPortal and Portlet Development
  • uPortal Update
    • Pluto 2 merged into trunk
      • Still working on kinks before cutting 3.3 milestone
    • New URL syntax
      • Mostly complete, a few bugs
      • Syntax documented in wiki
    • Spring 3.0 in trunk
  • Portlet Development
    • CAS Proxy Test Portlet
      • Improved configurability
      • Included in 3.2.2 release
    • Web Proxy Portlet
      • Improved Shibboleth support
  • Portlet Development
    • Simple Content Portlet
      • New Jasig portlet
      • Provides basic CMS capabilities in uPortal 3.2+
      • Sponsored by Ryerson University under Unicon's Accelerated Development program
    • Features
      • Content creation via WYSIWYG editor
      • Portlet preferences persistence
      • Configurable security and content validation
  • Portlet Development
  • Portlet Development
    • More information on the Simple Content Portlet
    • Documentation and Configuration http://www.ja-sig.org/wiki/display/PLT/Simple+Content+Management+Portlet
    • YouTube Demo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3v_R2H8xYZM
    • See all our demos at http://www.youtube.com/uportal
  • Documentation Strategy By Laura McCord
  • Documentation Licensing
    • Documentation now licensed under Apache 2
    • ICLAs are required for contributors
    • ICLAs requested from previous contributors
    • https://wiki.jasig.org/display/LIC/
  • Organizing Documentation
    • Separating installation from customization
      • Keep it simple
      • Start from the beginning and build upwards ensuring success from the start
      • Strategy https://wiki.jasig.org/display/UPC/Documentation+Migration
      • The Outline https ://wiki.jasig.org/display/UPC/Outline
      • Work in Progress https :// wiki.jasig.org/display/UPM32/Home
  • Organizing Documentation
    • Separate the Manuals
      • Installation
      • Site Administration
      • Systems Administration
      • Development
  • Documentation Progress
    • Weekly/Bi-Weekly Emails sent out on particular topics
      • Strategy: Keep focused & organized on one thing at a time
    • What do we need?
      • Proofreaders
        • Grammar, misspellings, etc..
        • Does it make sense or are you lost?
        • Does the documentation match the implementation?
      • Writers
        • Chicken scratch, notes, formal, informal, whatever....I'll edit it!
  • Get Involved
    • Shy? Send anything to me directly... [email_address]
    • Documentation Track – Unconference
      • Non-technical users can assist..we need you!!!
      • Help write...Site Administration Manual, Systems Administration Manual
      • Find the areas that need attention
      • Group together with others who have similar setups and attack a topic
      • We'll have experts on hand to be the editors if you have questions
  • Yale University Demo By Mary Hunt
  • Open Discussion The uPortal Steering Committee [email_address]
  • The uPortal Steering Committee [email_address] Feedback? Suggestions? http://www.flickr.com/photos/aye_shamus/2972528931/ CC BY-NC-ND 2.0