Author archives: Brad Kain

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Strapi Headless Content Management System

Strapi is a headless content management system (CMS) that is distributed through the JavaScript package manager, npm. As a headless CMS it supports application programming interface (API) usage without dependence on the presentation layer, and this allows content stored in its single location to serve multiple points of consumption. The ...

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Strapi Headless Content Management System

Strapi is a headless content management system (CMS) that is distributed through the JavaScript package manager, npm. As a headless CMS it supports application programming interface (API) usage without dependence on the presentation layer, and this allows content stored in its single location to serve multiple points of consumption. The data consumption can be restricted through user roles and permissions. The data manipulation tasks, e.g. uploading files, gathering data into collections, defining relationships among ...

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Strapi Headless Content Management System


UNICEF Primero in the News

In areas of the world devastated by human-made and natural disasters, UNICEF Primero provides a critical tool for government and humanitarian organizations to protect children. An article in Forbes Magazine described the effort in Sulawesi, Indonesia to reunite families affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami.

  Where are Indonesia ...

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In areas of the world devastated by human-made and natural disasters, UNICEF Primero provides a critical tool for government and humanitarian organizations to protect children. An article in Forbes Magazine described the effort in Sulawesi, Indonesia to reunite families affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami.

  Where are Indonesia's Missing Children?
  Ethan Donnell, Forbes Magazine, 29 March 2019

Six months after an earthquake and tsunami devastated Indonesia's Sulawesi, 118 children are still ...

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Introduction to Docker

Docker is the leading software container platform offering organizations reduced operating costs and increased performance over virtualization technology. Furthermore, Docker lends itself to continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practics, bridging the gap between development and production. Despite its benefits, Docker containers vary in quality of implementation. In ...

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Introduction to Docker

Docker is the leading software container platform offering organizations reduced operating costs and increased performance over virtualization technology. Furthermore, Docker lends itself to continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practics, bridging the gap between development and production. Despite its benefits, Docker containers vary in quality of implementation. In his presentation, Michael Ciociola presents rules and guidelines for producing stable and high quality container applications.

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Introduction to Docker


Cengage GPT Charity Golf Event

Eli and I attended the Cengage GPT Charity Golf Event last week, and enjoyed a day out with our clients and other partners. We had near-perfect weather and helped to raise over $52,000 for Junior Achievement. The event was held at Shaker Hills Golf Club in Harvard, Massachusetts, which ...

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Eli and I attended the Cengage GPT Charity Golf Event last week, and enjoyed a day out with our clients and other partners. We had near-perfect weather and helped to raise over $52,000 for Junior Achievement. The event was held at Shaker Hills Golf Club in Harvard, Massachusetts, which is a beautiful and challenging course. Eli and I both enjoyed the opportunity to play, and did not injure any other golfers. We'd like ...

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Internet of Things Frameworks

The practice of software engineering experiences intermittent spikes of activity focused on a new technology. In these periods, there is a rush to create new frameworks and tools that will be used to build the next generation of systems. A current interest for organizations that want to connect smart devices ...

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The practice of software engineering experiences intermittent spikes of activity focused on a new technology. In these periods, there is a rush to create new frameworks and tools that will be used to build the next generation of systems. A current interest for organizations that want to connect smart devices is in the supporting technology for the Internet of Things or IOT. In this Quoin Tech Talk, Brad Kain will present a survey of important ...

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Introduction to CKAN

A project team or organization has many options when selecting an open source content management system, such as WordPress or Drupal, that are optimized for blogs and page-oriented websites. However, are these the best tools to manage datasets? Is there a platform that can better support storing, managing, and visualizing ...

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Introduction to CKAN

A project team or organization has many options when selecting an open source content management system, such as WordPress or Drupal, that are optimized for blogs and page-oriented websites. However, are these the best tools to manage datasets? Is there a platform that can better support storing, managing, and visualizing data? Organizations including data.gov and many others have used CKAN to meet support the specialized requirements and workflow for dataset management.

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Introduction to CKAN


CKAN

A new client project targets the development of a knowledge management platform focused on modern slavery, forced and child labor. The target users of this system are researchers, policy experts, academics, and staff of government and non-governmental organizations working to address these global challenges. A key objective is to easily ...

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A new client project targets the development of a knowledge management platform focused on modern slavery, forced and child labor. The target users of this system are researchers, policy experts, academics, and staff of government and non-governmental organizations working to address these global challenges. A key objective is to easily manage, publish, and visualize data sets related to these areas of study and policy making. We have therefore defined a system architecture with two major ...

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Introduction to PDepend

PDepend is a simple dependency management script written in Python. This tool is useful to a project team working in a programming language or environment that does not have an easy way to share code across multiple applications. PDepend is also useful to any developer  who would rather stop pretending ...

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Introduction to PDepend

PDepend is a simple dependency management script written in Python. This tool is useful to a project team working in a programming language or environment that does not have an easy way to share code across multiple applications. PDepend is also useful to any developer  who would rather stop pretending to like submodule or git subtree.

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Introduction to PDepend


Alexa and PublicRelay Platform

Amazon Alexa is a technology for both voice control and delivery of voice content, and is an increasingly important delivery channel for software. Bill Mitchell describes how Alexa is being integrated into the PublicRelay platform for media monitoring and analytics.

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Alexa and PublicRelay Platform

Amazon Alexa is a technology for both voice control and delivery of voice content, and is an increasingly important delivery channel for software. Bill Mitchell describes how Alexa is being integrated into the PublicRelay platform for media monitoring and analytics.

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Alexa and PublicRelay Platform


Introduction to Google AppMaker

Google AppMaker enables rapid development of multi-page web apps including a custom data schema and supporting scripts. This development tool and framework allows a developer to easily create apps that follow the Material Design standard; and incorporate user-interface elements, forms, and integration with Google services.

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Introduction to Google AppMaker

Google AppMaker enables rapid development of multi-page web apps including a custom data schema and supporting scripts. This development tool and framework allows a developer to easily create apps that follow the Material Design standard; and incorporate user-interface elements, forms, and integration with Google services.

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Introduction to Google AppMaker

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