Mayan EDMS Docker Installation

Quick setup guide to Mayan EDMS using docker-compose.

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Discovering Mayan EDMS

Mayan EDMS is an Open Source Django-based enterprise class document management system In this series I’ll share what I have learned installing, customizing, and extending the platform to build a custom application.

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Learn More

Links to learn more about me and my work.

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DIY Printing Press Ideas and Resources

An overview of the do-it-yourself printing press ideas I have, and resources I have found, so far.

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H5P Stanalone - Django Integration

H5P is a standard for reusable, sharable learning content. I have been working to bring H5P support to Django-based projects for a while now, and I have found the easiest integration so far. The h5p-standalong project is a pure Javascript implementation. By adding the hooks for server-side content delivery and progress recording, we can focus on the parts that Django does best, and leave the Javascript to the h5p-standalone library.

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Problem Solving with 3D Printing

Inspired by another maker, I created a quick-release camera mount for a vintage tripod. Modeled in Fusion 360, sliced in Cura, and printed on my Ender 3 printer.

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Catskill Mountain Laser Ladle

At the Catskill Mountain Maker Camp I delivered a Laser Ladle to Jimmy Diresta to use with his plasma table.

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Get started, keep going

The two things I have learned in my journey making art and other things, is you have to get started, and you have to keep going. I didn’t think I would get much out of art and maker self-help style books, but I found there’s definitely something in there that makes me think.

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Coyote is Open Source Software for Museums to Manage Image Descriptions

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Chicago, which has created an Open Source tool that seamlessly integrates image descriptions into its online platform.

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Learning about Learning Communities

Learning communities are the basis for collaborative and social online networks. The promise and potential of learning communities was imagined at the beginning of networked computing, and it still being fulfilled and expanded. The most recent learning community I participate in extensively is the online Maker community of people who like to make stuff. This can be anything from crafting, cooking, to welding, to shipbuilding. It’s all about sharing your passion for what you love to do.

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