The latest release of the Shibboleth IdP is 3.4.4. The first 3.4 release of the Shibboleth IdP was in October 2018, over six months ago. If you have not already upgraded to 3.4.x, here are three reasons why you really should do so.
There are multiple strategies to build, customize and deploy Evolveum's midPoint. The midPoint GUI web application can be downloaded independently and put inside a servlet container such as Apache Tomcat
Previously in this series, we covered suggestions on how to write customizations for uPortal 5 using Decorator and Strategy patterns. Here, our last post, we cover how to add such custom classes to your uPortal-start repo.
Strategy pattern is a pattern that encapsulates more than one implementation of some feature and makes these implementations interchangeable. How is this done in practice? Let us continue with another real example from uPortal.
Release 5.0 of uPortal brought major changes to tooling, deployment, and split the uPortal repo in two. While there were several other changes, like renaming all the packages from org.jasig to org.apereo, the tooling, deployment and repo changes have a significant impact on customizing uPortal.
The most recent IMS quarterly meeting was held last month in Tempe, AZ, hosted by ASU. We had meetings at Skysong, with IMS's Digital Credentials Summit taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The meetings that I attended were the Caliper Analytics and EDU-API groups, plus the first day of the Digital Credentials Summit. Here are some of the highlights from my week in Arizona:
California College of the Arts (CCA) used EQUELLA as an online archive to store and catalog work by students and faculty. Pearson Education, parent company to EQUELLA decided to make the product open-source, a benefit for many reasons, but the decision also left CCA and other institutions running the program without a support provider.
In the era of Netflix and Amazon, students increasingly expect their educational experiences to be delivered on-demand. To enable immediate access to digital resources on day one of class, higher education institutions have to get better at exchanging student information system (SIS) data with other applications, in near real-time.