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Web Standards Group: Meeting June 6th 2017

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Date and Time: 
June 6, 2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Kerr Hall 2110 or https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/406791633
Agenda: 


Welcome new members


Review meeting minutes for May 2017


Web Technology Exchange (WTX) update


Web/Accessibility Policy/Action Work Group status update


GitHub issues:
https://github.com/ucsb-wsg/ucsb-wsg.github.io/issues


Site of the month:
https://map.ucsb.edu


Resource of the month:
30 free video tutorials for beginner to intermediate JavaScript developers. https://javascript30.com/


Lynda.com class of the month: UCSB HR Trainng from April and May 2017
http://www.hr.ucsb.edu/sites/www.hr.ucsb.edu/files/docs/training/04-17-Become%20A%20Programmer.pdf
http://www.hr.ucsb.edu/sites/www.hr.ucsb.edu/files/docs/training/05-17%20Become%20a%20Web%20Desi...


Open discussion

Notes: 

Meeting Minutes:

Announcement: No WSG meeting in July.

Reviewed and approved meeting minutes for May 2017.

Web Technology Exchange (WTX) update

  • GitHub Webhooks presentation by Aaron Martin.
  • WSG site hosting on GitHub using Jekyll
  • Converting WordPress site to Hexo by Gary Scott.
  • Overview of DataTables by Aaron.

Web/Accessibility Policy/Action Work Group status update

  • Jennifer Lofthus has been busy updating campus policies per an audit done in 2014.  Web/Accessibility Policy/Action Work Group meetings will reconvene in the fall or possibly summer.
  • Brian Wolf mentioned making a “boiler plate” Accessibility link in a website’s footer.  Denise Saludares will contact Jennifer regarding making the Accessibility link in footer example of the Web Guide an official policy or guideline.

GitHub issues

  • Consider Recommending @print Over Print-Specific Stylesheet
    • Pro – reduce amount of http requests, but now not so much of a burden
    • Gary Scott suggested to show both a separate print stylesheet and an @print media query on the Web Guide

Site of the month: https://map.ucsb.edu

  • New interactive campus map
  • Replaces http://mapdev.geog.ucsb.edu/
  • Logan Franken mentioned that Professor Werner Kuhn of Geography may be a contact for this new site.
  • Aaron mentioned that it appears that the site is hosted by ETS.
  • We also looked at UCSD’s map site, which uses CampusBird.

Resource of the month: https://javascript30.com/

  • 30 free video tutorials for beginner to intermediate JavaScript developers.

Lynda.com class of the month: UCSB HR Training from April and May 2017

Open discussion

  • JudyAnn Dutcher mentioned adding Slack to the list of Campus Resources on the Web Guide
  • Brian mentioned Atomic Design
  • Brian brought up layout discovery in Drupal 8.3