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VCU Training has gone mobile

The VCU Training application (training.vcu.edu) has gone mobile. You can now use any mobile device to access VCU Training to see upcoming classes, register for a class or see which classes you have previously register for.  As you are strolling around campus or waiting for your next appointment, why not visit VCU Training from your […]

Account cleanup: ramsites, people, studentorg

Every once in a while, closets need to be cleaned out.   We have been ensuring that all inactive accounts and accounts belonging to former employees and students are removed from the systems to ensure the highest level of safety for active accounts.  The next set of accounts that we will be addressing are for […]

Google search issue & fix

We upgraded to a new Google search appliance this morning. As a result of changes to the way the Google search appliance works, the default search settings for some VCU sites will need to be updated. The previous Google search appliance would automatically return results in the default template (which was the VCU template); the […]

WUG Update: Fall 2009

As the fall semester starts up, I wanted to let you know about some of the new tools we’ve made available over the summer: The new myVCU portal The new Technology Services website The Central Authentication Service Social availability We will also have more details coming in the next week about our fall Web Users’ […]

VCU purchases the Reddot Content Management System

After a rather lengthy process, VCU has purchased the Reddot Content Management System. Over the next month or so, the system will be installed. By mid-summer we expect to allow areas that have contributed toward the purchase of the system to begin to access the Web CMS. Later this summer and definitely in the fall, […]

Web 2.0 meets the enterprise

New ideas in consumer technology are rapidly creeping into the design and marketing of software aimed at corporations. For example, Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs and AJAX are starting to show their potential behind corporate firewalls, analysts said. “Blogs and wikis are starting to move into businesses as a simpler and lightweight way to […]

30 AJAX Tutorials

Max Kiesler put together a good list of some AJAX tutorials to get you started: Round-up of 30 AJAX Tutorials

Facebook.com turned down a $750 million offer

The owners of the privately held social-networking site hope to fetch as much as $2 billion. And media giants like Viacom may make a good match Facebook, the Web site where students around the world socialize and swap information, has put itself on the block, BusinessWeek Online has learned. The owners of the privately held […]

Yahoo! User Interface and Design Patterns Libraries Released

First, there’s the Yahoo! User Interface Library. The UI Library is a set of JavaScript components that let you quickly add all kinds of really nifty features to your web site, from dynamic UI elements like drag and drop, tree views, and animation; to underlying functionality like custom events and easy-to-use cross-browser XMLHttpRequest connections. Its […]

Firefox 2.0 alpha set for release

A developers’ version of Firefox 2.0 targeted for release Tuesday evening aims to test the back-end infrastructure supporting the browser’s new bookmarks, or Places, functionality. Firefox Roadmap Firefox 2.0 alpha set for release

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