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Apache + GitHub + Windows: My Initial Experience

As you may know, I’m delving into the world of Git and GitHub to version control my web development work, and to provide a way of demonstrating what I’m up to through public repositories (such as… 1,313 more words

Web Development

My First Git / GitHub Repository Is...

…Templates! OK, not the most exciting or innovative repository in the world I’ll grant you, but for me I think it’ll be quite useful and important. 685 more words

Web Development

Elsevier's increasing control over scholarly infrastructure, and how funders should fix this

In a recent blog-post, Kevin Smith tells it like it is: legacy publishers are tightening their grip in an attempt to control scholarly communications. “The same five or six major publishers who dominate the market for scholarly journals are engaged in a race to capture the terms of and platforms for scholarly sharing”, says Smith. 770 more words

Open Access

#COAR Next Generation #Repositories Project

The nearly ubiquitous deployment of repository systems in higher education and research institutions provides the foundation for a distributed, globally networked infrastructure for scholarly communication. However, repository platforms are still using technologies and protocols designed almost twenty years ago, before the boom of the Web and the dominance of Google, social networking, semantic web and ubiquitous mobile devices. 236 more words


American Canadian Genealogical Society Spring Conference

Last weekend Sue and I attended the ACGS Spring Conference in Manchester NH and had a fantastic time.  The 5 different speakers presented on:

  • The Resources at the Manchester Historical Society by Jeffrey Barraclough…
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Unit testing your Repositories

The problem

We have created our data layer, and of course we want to test it.

It is very hard to use a (physical) database to test your code. 1,189 more words