Beyond Portlets

A session at Open Apereo 2015 Conference

Tuesday 2nd June, 2015

11:15am to 12:00pm (EST)

How MyUW is using a rich JavaScript front end (AngularJS) and JSON web services to provide better user experiences better factored and better architecture, and how uPortal could evolve to better enable this.

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Tim Levett

Software Engineer

Software Engineer working for the University of Wisconsin - Madison on the uPortal infrastructure team. The teams primary focus is on maintaining and upgrading the uPortal framework, and also empowering other departments on developing portlets. Tim has a background in Java development and database administration. Tim holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Western Michigan University.

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Andrew Petro

Software Developer

Andrew Petro is a software developer in and the newest member of the University of Wisconsin - Madison's uPortal infrastructure team. The team maintains and upgrades the uPortal framework, develops portlets, and empowers others at the University to successfully develop portlets and otherwise integrate with the portal. Andrew holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Yale University where he loved working on Yale's uPortal implementation a decade ago. Since then he has worked on uPortal, CAS, and identity management projects as a consultant at Apereo affiliate Unicon, Inc., before joining the University of Wisconsin staff in 2013. Andrew has served variously as a uPortal release engineer, a uPortal project steering committee member, and a CAS project steering committee member, and retains committer privileges on uPortal. Sooner or later Andrew will return to blogging, perhaps at http://apetro.github.io/ .

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13 attendees

  • Andrew Wills
  • Anthony Colebourne
  • Andrew Petro
  • Benito J. Gonzalez
  • Bill Thompson
  • Cheryl Stewart
  • Dave Derderian
  • Mark Mace
  • Mathilde Guerin
  • Qu
  • Susan Bramhall
  • Timothy Vertein
  • Tim Levett

5 trackers

  • Aaron Grant
  • Andrey Postoyanets
  • Ludovic Auxepaules
  • Jim Helwig
  • keith hazelton

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Time 11:15am12:00pm EST

Date Tue 2nd June 2015

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