PolyAnno: Further Product Development 1

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project – more here Having clarified the general shape of the project and egun experimenting with each component, building the one package became interesting. Eventually it split into several separate pieces for individual release but all combined together in the one final website for … Continue reading PolyAnno: Further Product Development 1

PolyAnno: Users

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project – more here I never really got far enough into completing the more necessary parts of the project to implement anything useful or even working with the users, but I planned to allow the users data to record favourited data (an image or … Continue reading PolyAnno: Users

PolyAnno: Homepages, Queues, and Others

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project – more here Having at least partially separated out the core functionality of the complete generic annotation package into different back and front end libraries, I then finally needed to complete all the remaining features of a website specifically for the University of … Continue reading PolyAnno: Homepages, Queues, and Others

PolyAnno: Further Product Development 2

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project – more here Separating PolyAnno from "The Polyglot Project" I then intended to release the PolyAnno package separately from the project specifically for the University of Edinburgh. I felt that it was important to create reusable code specifically for the providing the combination … Continue reading PolyAnno: Further Product Development 2

PolyAnno: DragonDrop UI Design

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project – more here Basics To make development easier, I separated the development of the front-end Javascript and CSS package to allow me to generate, adjust the size of, drag and drop, adjust responsively to screen size, minimise, and then delete, boxes across the … Continue reading PolyAnno: DragonDrop UI Design

PolyAnno: Polyanno Storage

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project – more here Basics Eventually I decided it would be easier to separate out development of the longer term storage i.e. the Node/Express/MongoDB/Mongoose framework such that it can be installed separately and understood more simply in isolation. The Github repo can currently be … Continue reading PolyAnno: Polyanno Storage

Polyanno: Basic API Design

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project - more here Storage and API Setup To store the annotations I decided to use MongoDB as a classic NoSQL, non-relational database to store the JSON-LD files because of its support for handling JSONs. I decided for simplicity to use Mongoose as a … Continue reading Polyanno: Basic API Design

PolyAnno: Image UI Design

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project - more here The Images So the first consideration I had with the transcription design was not the texts but the images themselves. Firstly, images taken as digital copies of collections like Edinburgh's are taken at incredibly high resolutions - every possible pixel … Continue reading PolyAnno: Image UI Design