Heist nomination for our Wagtail based University Website.

Our University has been nominated for a Heist Award in the 'Best Website' category for the main University website http://www.southwales.ac.uk. http://www.heistawards.com/nominations-2015.html The website is built using Wagtail CMS as its base, with extra Javascript controls and integrates with many other University sites through JSON.

HTML5 Game Experiment

I thought I would have a go at making a simple game using HTML5 and Javascript, also used the rendering engine pixi.js. The game is called 'stab the crab', it's very simple but I just wanted to dip my toes in and have a go. It works on Desktop best in IE9/Chrome, bit slow in Firefox. …

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A Recent project for the University of Wales, Newport

myNewport (A Staff/Student Intranet) We had previously been running two seperate internal resources for staff and students, this project was an opportunity to combine the two. One central Intranet platform is easier to manage, and allows all users to benefit from new functionality and developments. As well as updating the technology behind the system we …

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Using Sharepoint as a corporate website?

I've done a lot of development work using Sharepoint 2007 (MOSS) and some Intranet development using Sharepoint 2010. I'm not going to out right tell you that using Sharepoint is a bad idea, or even Sharepoint doesn't work for a front facing corporate site. I'm going to explain some of the pros and cons that I've found and …

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