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How the BBC make websites

Michael Smethurst did a fascinating post about how the BBC make websites at http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/radiolabs/2009/01/how_we_make_websites.shtml covering concepts such as persistent URIs, REST, Domain Driven Design and Linked Open Data

 

A session from Michael, or something covering these concepts and how they can be applied in practical ways would be fantastics

Submitted by (@owen.patel)

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Web Managers and Institutional Repositories

How is your institutional repository looking? Are you proud that it is part of your institutional Web site? As the local Web manager/Web expert, are you involved in setting it up, advising on Web issues such as usability, XHTML conformance, search engine optimisation and accessibility? If not, why not? Do you think that institutional Web managers should be involved with institutional repositories and the way they ...more »

Submitted by (@andypowell)

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On Air

Adobe AIR offers cross-platform, AJAXy desktop web apps sans browser (all you Tweetdeckers): what does this mean for web and information management in education? Can this make online information systems more or less secure, usable, accessible.....?

Submitted by (@richarddavis)

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How we use Web Analyitcs in our Insitution to guide web development and support Department's goals.

How we use Web Analyitcs in our Insitution to guide web development and support Department's goals. Making your website work for you and be accountable.

Submitted by Unsubscribed User

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The Mobile Web: keep up if you can!

"Demand for the mobile web exists not because it complements existing means of access, but rather because it replaces them." [Opera's chief executive Jon S. von Tetzchner, Oct 2008]. "Mobile phone users struggle mightily to use websites, even on high-end devices. To solve the problems, websites should provide special mobile versions." [Jakob Nielsen, Feb 2009] In 2008, many countries experienced triple-digit or ...more »

Submitted by (@sharonsteeples)

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The Semantic Web is here, it's called Linked Data!

Web 2.0, Social networking and mobile web were all the buzz topics amongst developers five and even ten years ago. Only now are we beginning to see the fruits of those developer labours. So what are developers working on now that will be the next big thing? - It's called "Linked Data" and it is has just begun to take shape, as identified by TBL in his latest presentation at TED: http://www.w3.org/2009/Talks/0204-ted-tbl/#(14) ...more »

Submitted by Unsubscribed User

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The Revolution Will Not Be Twittered

Some believe a photograph takes away a part of your soul. Oh my, what have we done? What are we but a tenuous and fragile amalgam of our memories, dreams and reflections? And yet we give our souls away willingly, blindly, naively, freely and non-exclusively to the faceless financial military conspiracy. And for what? The bleeding edge of beta 2.0 cool and our favourite username. Will it be your "Le Baiser de l’Hotel ...more »

Submitted by (@adrianstevenson)

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The Fickle Web

Are we being led by applications? Are some of the newer Web 2.0/social networking tools just fads? Can they really enhance learning and teaching and institutional Web services?

Submitted by (@m.guy0)

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Lightweight development matters to the Institutional Web

Lightweight development approaches have real potential for delivering services in our institutions. We need to treat such developments more seriously.

Submitted by (@briankelly)

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Get off of my cloud

Is the cloud really here? Is it safe? Have we got one? Can we get one? How will all this affect institutional web services and should we be worried about outsourcing?

Submitted by Unsubscribed User

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Taking Civilisation to the Barbarians - mashing up Web and MIS Teams

What can they learn from each other?

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Let's make use of the iLab

It'd be great if some sessions could make use of the iLab facilities at Essex: http://www.essex.ac.uk/ilabs/colchester/

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