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Ilios Project Updates: Making curriculum in the health professions more meaningful in a complex and changing world.
    curriculum management for the health professions

THIS WEEK IN ILIOS

No release this week, but a number of great updates and improvements to the system are now available. Most notably, we have begun the conversion of our dashboard calendar grids to a much more accessible and versatile code structure.

What does that mean for users? Basically:
  • A better and more responsive calendar view from mobile devices
  • Better and more accessible code for WCAG and VPAT compliance
  • Improved and more accurate representations of activities at start and end of month grid blocks (for days from a previous or upcoming month)
What this means for the development team is that it is now much more feasible to address a host of user requests for improvements to the way the calendar works, and we look forward to releasing many of those in the coming weeks. 

If you are running the latest release then you should begin to see these improvements (beginning with the "month view" of the calendar) with your next update to the frontend.

If there are calendar display improvements that you would like to request for your students and users, please let us know so we can consider them!

if you have questions please don't hesitate to send us a note at support@iliosproject.org.
 

CURRENT RELEASE: v3.72.0
NEXT SCHEDULED RELEASE: 02/17/2020 

 
The latest code and the complete changelog for this release, as always, are available for download here:  
https://github.com/ilios/ilios/releases/latest

WE CAN HOST YOU: https://www.iliosproject.org/hosting/
Get automatic upgrades, always stay on the most current releases, and enjoy the security of knowing that your servers are being managed by the core Ilios team! We can help migrate your existing Ilios, or if you are new to Ilios we can spin you up an original setup. Interested in having us host your Ilios instance in our secure production environment? Let us know! 
Check out https://www.iliosproject.org/hosting/ and if interested, please contact us for additional details, pricing and more info.

LTI DEPLOYMENT: You can now plug the Ilios events & calendar dashboard, as well as the course manager, directly into your LTI-compatible LMS pages. It's as easy as clicking your mouse (two or three times). In order to deploy, you will need to be provided with a secure access key. Please email us for complete instructions at support@iliosproject.org.

TRAINING: Are you interested in getting a focused training for your power Ilios users and managers in your school or institution? We can do that for you: 1.5 - 2 days of focused training on the most effective ways to leverage Ilios as power users, and deliver information to your students and faculty in the best way possible, custom-tailored for your needs and methodologies. Please contact us if you are interested.

How to Update Your Frontend:
The Ilios frontend is always up-to-date on our content-delivery servers at Amazon S3, but you will need to regularly run a console command on your backend instance in order ensure that your users are seeing the latest version and that they are getting all the latest features and bugfixes. To make sure you users are receiving the latest frontend code at all times, just follow the steps described here:
 https://github.com/ilios/ilios/blob/master/docs/update.md

Though you will probably never need to deploy the Ilios 3 Frontend on your own servers, the source for the frontend code can always be found at https://github.com/ilios/frontend/releases.

The changelog for updates specific to the frontend can be viewed here.
 

Our online user guides are available at https://iliosproject.gitbooks.io/ilios-user-guide/content/


the Ilios Team

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