🌍Starting this year I plan to help support the efforts of others involved in climate change action by providing no-charge premium support for my Grav CMS projects involved in the raising of awareness and action of climate change - contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.🌏
Well that decade blew by. In terms of just this past year, two things standout professionally – my first experience with student-generated assessment in CMPT-363 (which I’ve presented about in Vancouver at SFU DEMOfest and online via ETUG) and of course my Grav-based open education and publishing projects that are designed to help people who want to use a Markdown-based Git (i.e. GitHub, GitLab, Gitea, etc.) content workflow.
Here are the highlights of my Grav project work this past year:
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On the horizon is the first official release of Grav 1.7, which will bring initial support of Flex Pages for fast performance of larger scale sites (1000’s or even 10,000’s of pages) and an awesome new Pages UI for the Admin Panel.
Figure 1 - Upcoming Grav 1.7 Flex Pages UI
A shoutout to the very helpful and supportive Grav core team, community, and also to all of the educators and publishers who continue to provide me with insight and feedback on their use of Grav. Special thanks to those who have financially contributed to my continued work with Grav🎉
As the new year starts I’ll also be keeping an eye on some other promising open source projects and technologies, including haxtheweb.org (which there is also a Grav Plugin for), H5P.org, and the JAMstack space. A brand new Grav project I am especially looking forward to exploring is Grav Scholar by Ole Vik, which is a highly accessible theme designed to support the publication of academic-focused content in the form of papers, articles, books, blogs and documentation - all shown in the Scholar demo site. Open Source is Choice⚡️
I also plan to further explore the application of systems-oriented design this year in relation to my open source projects, as I’ve previously tried to illustrate with the following two diagrams:
Figure 2 - Future-friendly Open Content System
Figure 3 - Grav CMS with Markdown Git Workflow
All the best to you and yours in 2020!