Child pages
  • SC18 - Workshops at Samvera Connect

Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

...

Workshop registration is now part of Samvera Connect conference registration. (link to registration when open)

Table of Contents


Half Day Sessions

Anchor
Morning
Morning
Morning Sessions

...

Rails Testing Featuring RailsBridge

Description: Increase the stability of your Rails app by learning about tests: what they are, why they're used, and how to use them! Goals (from RailsBridge):

...

Equipment: Development environment.

Room: 1009

...


Managing Samvera-based Projects and Services

Description: This hands-on workshop will cover tools and techniques to help managers keeping in sync with community development efforts while managing the user expectations and needs. We will cover the dynamics of dedicating responsibilities at the institution and the community level.

...

Audience: Managers, Repository Managers

Equipment: N/A

Room: 1110

...


Keeping your Samvera application up to date

Description: This workshop will discuss upgrade strategies, workflows, best practices and common pitfalls.

...

Equipment: Development environment

Room: 1160

...


Enhanced media playback in a Hyrax app using Avalon components

Description: The Avalon Media System is a Samvera-based system for managing and providing access to large collections of digital audio and video. Through version 6, Avalon was known as an independent Samvera solution bundle. In Hyrax-based Avalon 7, the previous monolithic codebase has been broken down into components available for use outside of the solution bundle. These components enhance media playback in Hyrax through robust derivative generation, streaming server support, adaptive bitrate streaming, a IIIF Presentation 3.0 consuming player, and a scriptable embedded player. This workshop will include:

...

Anchor
Afternoon
Afternoon
Afternoon Sessions

...

Collection extensions workshop

Description: This workshop will focus on designing approaches for best practices on using admin sets and collections in structuring a repository.

...

Audience: Managers, Repository Managers

Equipment: N/A

Room: 1110

...


Introduction to Fedora 5.0 and Alternate Implementations

Description: Fedora is the flexible, extensible, open source repository platform that stores, preserves and serves linked data resources, and is used as the underlying platform by Samvera for managing content. The next major release of Fedora represents the publication and implementation of the API specification. This specification aligns Fedora with a set of modern web standards, and provides an opportunity for emerging implementations of the specification to service evolving use cases. This workshop will provide an overview of the API specification, including information on the updates clients will need to make in response to API changes. It will also introduce some of the other API implementations that have been developed by the Fedora community.

...

Equipment: Fedora virtual machine (provided by instructor)

Room: 1735

...


Introduction to Samvera

Description:

  • Introduction to Samvera (the 35,000ft view) (20 mins?)
  • Demonstrations of some contrasting production systems (70 mins?)
  • The Samvera software: what’s it all about and what might it do for me? (only very lightly technical – 45 minutes)
  • Samvera at your institution and its involvement with the community (45 minutes?)

...

Audience: Anyone new to Samvera–Managers, Developers, All

Equipment: N/A

Room: 1008

...


Introduction to Valkyrie

Description: Valkyrie is a new persistence layer for Samvera, supporting multiple backends for storing files and metadata. Currently supported backends include Fedora, PostgreSQL and Solr for metadata, and Fedora and local disk for files. Valkyrie provides an abstraction layer over file and metadata persistence, allowing an application to be configured to use different backends without code changes. This workshop will include:

...

Equipment: Ruby/Rails development environment

Room: 1160

...


Samvera as an API

Description: This workshop will discuss tools and capabilities for building external interfaces (React apps, mobile apps) that use Samvera as an API and data source.

...