The University of Northern Colorado has recently embraced all things analytics and as part of that we had a need to add event tracking code to buttons. The best use of this is when a pdf or document needs to be tracked. Since that content can’t have the analytics code, the link to it can […]
The University of Nicosia uses the Bitcoin blockchain to verify the authenticity of certificates that have been awarded. To verify my certificate, you will need the following three links:
Jesse Clark’s Certificate
List of valid certificate hashes
How do verify that the certificate is valid
Compute and verify the hash of my certificate above. It will be:
Using a server rewrite, a url such as http://example.org/jesse could read from http://example.org/jesse.php. However, in the content management system the link would go to the .php version. How can the URL be rewritten from:
Another use case might be that /index.html should be replaced with /. This variation is explained towards the bottom.
Step 1: […]
I was asked to give a presentation to a class of Theater Technology students at UNC about building websites. I had this presentation two years ago but a lot has changed since then. Below are the slides for the presentation. Here is an overview of the slides:
It starts with finding and purchasing a domain […]
I am taking an online class through the University of Nicosia in digital currencies and covers Bitcoin and the Blockchain. It is a free MOOC and can also be used as credit towards their Masters in Computer Science.
During the Live Q&A section on October 3rd, 2016, there was a question about the timing between blocks being mined. […]
Use of Blockchain for Monitoring, Identification and Notification of Population Health Trends and Outbreaks
In July 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services put out a call for whitepapers about using the blockchain in health care. I had used the Bitcoin blockchain but hadn’t considered how the blockchain could be used outside of a ledger system.
The blockchain as a health database could be used to log and identify patient records in […]
In the previous tutorial, data was pulled into a page using OU Campus’ Tags. In this tutorial, data will be pulled in based on a folder location, sorted and then displayed.
Update: The UNC Library site has been published and uses tags! The demo site still works as well and is a bit more simplified.
Similar to the […]
The Library website at the University of Northern Colorado has a list of academic journals that they subscribe to. This list is constantly changing and needs to be updated by Library staff. The academic journals are organized in an A-Z listing as well as organized by subject. Each journal can belong to a single subject or multiple […]
The Checkin gadget displays the number of files currently checked out to the user in each site and gives the user the option to check them all back in. I have been using this in production for a few weeks now and it works well.
By default it shows just the sites that the user has files […]