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Discussion Topics for Forums
  • Git/GitHub overview and quick how-to:
    • Overview
    • Repositories (UCAR repository)
    • Collaboration models
      • Fork & Pull
      • Shared Repository
    • Basic commands:
      • clone, add, commit, checkout, diff, fetch, init, log, merge, pull, push, status
    • Tools
      • Desktop
      • GitHub
    • Issues
  • Reporting and tracking publications (Carl Drews).
  • Web Metrics (what are users doing and where are they going?)
    • Google Analytics
    • awstats
  • google web toolkit
  • session when each group discusses their dev issues
  • work that has been accomplished
  • presentation on Web 2.0
  • Common Web Format, and other on-going projects
  • Web classes at UCAR
  • what are others working on?
  • state of everyone's technology
  • standards, best practices
  • have been Best Practices discussions, these take much time
  • WAG priorities.
  • google analytics demo
  • eye tracking vendor
  • REST-based web services
  • Controlled vocabulary for use in shared CMS
  • Emerging web technologies -- what are you looking at?
  • WEG infrastructure changes (Solaris -> Linux)
  • Project management/workflow software (e.g. Basecamp, Daptive, dotProject) -- central vs distributed
  • Confluence plugins available
  • Issue trackers (e.g. Gemini, Trac, JIRA...)
  • GIS -- coordinate with UCAR GIS group (including Google Earth and flight tracks)
  • Dynamic image generation (plotting, video)
  • Collaborative Web Applications (Coordinated by Lynne Davis and Kris Conrad - See PLAN)
    • How to use Web 2.0 in service of Science? (MS)
    • Specific Technologies
      • CMS' (Plone vs.) (MB,MS,KC)
      • wiki's (report from the trenches) (Steve Sullivan asked about this)
      • blogs (MS)
      • mashups (MS)
  • Platforms, Frameworks
    • Ruby on Rails (MB)
    • other Rapid "Frameworks" such as in Python (Steve Sullivan)
    • PHP (CT, DL)
    • Java / Groovy
  • Web Application Security
    • Training (MS)
    • Detail regarding PHP (CT)
    • Best Practices (Ken)
  • Search Engine Optimization (MS)
  • Web Development (Coordinated by Lynne Davis and Kris Conrad - See PLAN)
    • How to gain the Leading Edge? (MS, KC)
    • CSS & Separation of Concerns (MS)
      • CSS a la CS3 (MS)
      • XML/XSLT (KC)
    • Interface Design/Usability (KC)
      • Survey of Web Languages w.r.t. Graphics (Maggie S-S.)
      • AJAX (MS)
        • libraries vs js/DOM (KC)
    • Developer Infrastructures
      • Methods for writing portable code to catalog and share (KC)
      • Version Control, Bug Tracking, testing, project management (Steve Sullivan)
  • UCAR-wide Metadata Strategies, Common Repositories (MS)
    • Scientific Publications
    • Instruments
    • News
  • Questions of Interest
    • Is a common technology the answer?
    • How do we facilitate authoring of Best Practices in each area?
    • Can a case be made for having all top-level (UCAR/NCAR/Labs & Divisions)
      organizational websites hosted on the WEG servers, so that we could more
      efficiently share databases, code, and web applications? What are the
      pros/cons?
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