APIs into your data systems are a great way to present personalized data to your users and automate systems. This is a presentation I gave at ELUNA 2019 for using Ex Libris APIs.
Our university was moving to Canvas LMS and the library wanted to provide instructional tools from the beginning. How we discovered LTIs and built our own.
I gave a presentation at the 2018 UMWUG Conference in Coralville, Iowa, titled “Making APIs work for you: Creating integrations to enhance user services.” During the talk I explained what APIs are, how to access them, and how they can be used to enhance library services. This presentation focused on beginner to intermediate code development […]
A very simple Windows command and batch file perfect for using against access logs where only certain lines of text need to be copied out
Twenty years later I still fondly recall an inscription at the Jefferson Memorial. To this day it still guides me in my professional career and personal philosophy of change.
Just a little Windows batch script to back-up and create an archive as you work on an important paper, thesis, or the next great novel.
The computer is my instrument. One night I decided to sit down with an old Color Computer 2 and make it play the Star Wars theme. I’m odd that way.
When you manage multiple sites each running differing versions of Google Analytics, you need a helper function that can auto-detect