Web SIG 26 Nov 2013

The Webmasters Special Interest Group (SIG) met at Hertford College.

Attendance was bolstered significantly by including communications officers. thank you to Greg Jennings for providing accomodation and refreshments.

Jim Leek, webmaster at  Enginering Sci . gave and introduction and welcome


first talk was from Anne Bowtell on Talks.ox which is known as “Oxford Talks”. the background and funding were discussed and how to embed in your own websites.

CAN YOU HELP? Any examples of use? Would you like a wiki? Any volunteers? Organise a sprint?


Plone integration done, no further plans for drupal or wordpress.. any help gratefully received. Templates are on github. Looking for ways to develop, remodel or rebuild e.g.Db could be solar. Enhancing the data model, integrate with oxpoints and mobile ox and responsive design.

Funding sought…

in praise of the one trick pony

Wulf Forester-Barker gave a talk on building small functional units quickly that can be joined together, rather than trying to build bells and whistles applications

Linux cmds explained, AWK, Checkmate, fromage, ox talks,

We then split into groups freely discussing topics such as Content management, Intranets, opensource.

want to learn Drupal? meet drupal jedi?

Drupal Oxford User group – meets first Wednesday of the month at E-research Centre, Keble rd.


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