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Sharing usage data about web apps between stores

The 140 Character Question: Can different web app stores share usage data such as reviews, ratings, and stats on how often an app has been downloaded or embedded? Thats the question that we investigated in the SPAWS project. And the … Continue reading

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SPAWS: Project Plan

(I’m still wrapping up the JISC part of SPAWS…normal blog service will resume shortly) Here’s the original project proposal I submitted, including the project plan: SPAWS_proposal

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SPAWS: Impact

The SPAWS project – or rather, the funded part – is coming to an end so its time to wrap up the project details. In terms of impact, what have we achieved? 1. We answered the question we set: “is … Continue reading

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SPAWS: What have we made?

The SPAWS project has produced: A SPAWS Java Library for sharing paradata, building on LRJavaLib Some documentation on how to use it Contributed code back to LRJavaLib A set of Paradata Recipes for paradata relevant to the usecase A load … Continue reading

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SPAWS: Lessons Learned So Far

The funded part of SPAWS is coming to a close, so its time for me to write about some of the things I’ve learned so far from working on this project. Is the LearningRegistry Node infrastructure suitable for sharing paradata … Continue reading

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SPAWS: Sharing a comment between stores

I’ve finally gotten around to creating a quick demo of one of the use cases I wrote for SPAWS – sharing a comment. Its pretty simple really, although I didn’t want to use a “real” store for this one; so … Continue reading

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SPAWS: Its all started coming together…

Another progress update on my mini project, which is about sharing paradata (user comments, stats etc) from web app stores using a distributed network store (for more info, check out this post). One of my big worries when I started … Continue reading

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SPAWS meets Edukapp

After a bit of a delay (the JLERN server was having some issues) I’ve finally been able to include my user-generated info sharing library SPAWS in the white-label web app store  project Edukapp. As a first stage, each user-submitted review published … Continue reading

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SPAWS Use Case: “Paradata for Widgets should be shared across Widget Stores”

JISC asked for use cases before funding the recent round of rapid innovation projects – here’s the one I created for “Sharing Paradata Across Widget Stores”: Context and Rationale: A Widget Store is a site that allows users to search … Continue reading

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SPAWS: Paradata Recipes

One of the outcomes of our recent Advisory Group Meeting was that I needed to do some work on the paradata “recipes” we want for SPAWS. These recipes are the ways we create the JSON activity stream data for particular … Continue reading

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