Library Technology Services

Development/Deployment Process in Web Development at LTS, as Case Study, at Harvard IT Summit, Thursday, June 4, 2015

This is an attempt to provide something like a taxonomy of the components of "modern" web development process in dynamic languages, with examples from Ruby and Python projects at LTS. The speaker will go over the process for deployment from development to running in production. He will try to cover version control, preprocessing of CSS/JS, tools for isolating dependencies and execution environment, externalizing configuration, database migrations, and single-command deployment and remote control. Some of these will be covered in more depth than others.

LibraryCloud, at ABCD Library, Monday, July 28, 2014

Presenters: David Weinberger and Jeffrey Licht

Audience: ABCD Library

Overview: LibraryCloud API is metadata platform for Library technologists that connects information flows underneath while providing programmatic access on top.

Oculus: Using Open APIs to Share Harvard’s Digitized Books and Manuscripts, at 2014 Harvard IT Summit, Thursday, June 5, 2014

Presenters: Jud Harward, Director of Research Computing for the Arts and Humanities; Jeffrey Hamburger, Kuno Francke Professor of German Art and Culture; Rashmi Singhal, Software Engineer; Randy Stern, Director of Systems Development at Library Technology Services; Jeff Emanuel, Senior Project Lead at HarvardX

Audience: IT Summit attendees

Overview: How do you view digitized books and manuscripts? A new strategy could make digital archives more open and accessible.