Welcome to Web Resources
- Apr. 2, 2019
Have you hired a co-op student to work on your site in the WCMS? Co-op student training will be offered May 7 and 8 from 9:00 a.m. - noon in MC 2060 (this is the SEW099, WCMS for Content Maintainers course). They must attend both mornings to receive credit. Register your co-op student for training.
- Mar. 27, 2019
WCMS Drop-in lab regularly scheduled hours are changing. Beginning in April, the Drop-in lab will only be available on Thursday afternoons from 1:00-4:00 p.m. If you require special arrangements outside of the regular drop-in hours please contact WCMS support.
- Mar. 21, 2019
What is happening? For licensing reasons, the Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) team will no longer be using, or providing support for, the current VirtualBox-based local development solution.
What is the impact? If you are currently working on, or are planning to work on any WCMS development, we request that you stop using the current VirtualBox solution.
- Apr. 30, 2019
Microsoft Teams is now available on campus! Teams is a collaboration tool which brings group chat, file sharing, and much more together in one place. This course will cover what Teams is, and what its capable of, how to use Teams effectively in your group and have hands-on examples of how to use Teams.
- May 1, 2019
Applications Programming Interfaces (APIs)
What are APIs and why do I want one? What is this open data initiative all about? This course provides an introductory look into APIs, what they are, why they are useful, and how they are being used at the University of Waterloo.
- May 9, 2019
Content for this course has been derived from suggestions/questions put forth from members of the University community and will include:
- An introduction to pivot tables. How to create and use a pivot table (managing, sorting, filtering, applying rules and more).
- Create charts from a pivot table.
- Using sparklines and slicers in tables and pivot tables.
- Using VLOOKUP with tables to find exact or approximate values
- Introduction to What-If Analysis and Goal Seek
- Use text to speech features of Excel.
- Mar. 27, 2019
In this issue:
- Converting PDF documents to HTML
- Drop-in lab closures
- Change to Drop-in lab availability
- Change to WCMS SEW course offerings
- WCMS user experience survey
- New IT Network and Service Alerts tool
- Mar. 15, 2019
This week at Web Dev Rev, we looked at new Drupal releases, Firefox Send, and more, then ended the session with "The State of CSS". Click through to read the whole blog post...
- Mar. 8, 2019
This week at Web Dev Rev, we looked at the Drupal Community DevOps Survey, an accessibilty analysis of the top 1,000,000 home pages, and more, finished watching a video on "the problem with Paragraphs", and then ended the session with "Entity References Gone Wild". Click through to read the whole blog post...