Almost forgot to share that I had the lovely opportunity to talk with C.J. Futch, a reporter for The Advocate, and a couple of coworkers to discuss our various DIY classes at the library. You can read the story here.
I have a ruby script that manipulates an RSS feed and saves it to a new file for display. The script uses nokogiri for handling the XML. Since the RSS feed updates regularly (obviously), I’ve been running it as a…Continue Reading →
It’s been a few months in the making, but I’m proud to finally announce that my library now lends Arduino Uno kits to teens and adults with a library card. I can’t claim the idea completely; it’s been a good…Continue Reading →
If you’re a user/administrator of Infor’s Vsmart ILS, you may have seen a mysterious issue come up with email notices: sometimes, the interface acts like it’s emailing, but under the hood nothing’s really going on. At least, we’ve had this…Continue Reading →
Need to load in ical data (e.g. exported from Google Calendar) into Booked? There’s a repo for that: https://github.com/dojobo/icaljson2booked Please be warned it’s a work-in-progress though!
I’ve always heard that indexes are efficient and a best practice, and I’ve tended to include them when I set up tables in MySQL or SQL Server. But I’ve never really tested it. Today a coworker was running a statement…Continue Reading →
Alright, so I’m going to try to update this more often. I feel there’s a lot I could post about from my work, but I just haven’t made time. Time to change that! Today I’m importing data from a MS…Continue Reading →
I’m still digesting code4lib 2015. This was my first time attending the conference, and I had an amazing time. I really like that the community is occupationally diverse (librarians, archivists, catalogers, server admins, developers…), friendly and welcoming, and refreshingly informal….Continue Reading →