June 2020

Animations in ReactJS

By |2020-06-10T09:40:17-06:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: ReactJS|

Sophisticated animations pose some interesting challenges in ReactJS, especially when using CSS keyframes. I recently created a cool CSS/JS animation for a ReactJS project, and it turned out to be harder than I’d anticipated. Hopefully this article will help you to avoid, or at least anticipate some of the challenges

January 2020

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March 2019

Tutor Open edX 1-Click Installation Guide

By |2019-03-26T09:33:22-06:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Open edX|

Tutor for Docker simplifies the process of getting an Open edX installation up and running. If you are installing Open edX for evaluation purposes, or if your installation will support less than say, 1,000 learners, then you should seriously consider using Tutor to install the platform rather than using the

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February 2019

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October 2018

How To Change the Open edX Logo

By |2018-10-10T07:29:30-06:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Open edX|

Maybe you’re like me. On my first Open edX platform I thought, “how difficult could it be?”. Well, pretty difficult. the Open edX UI is complicated for several reasons, and until you understand a few basic principals any modification, no matter how minor, will be a challenge. But with this

Open edX Sandbox to Production In 10 Steps

By |2018-10-09T15:22:12-06:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Open edX|

The official Native Open edX Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit Installation guide frankly states that “Setting up production configurations is beyond the scope of this wiki page.” So what exactly is the difference between the sandbox installation described in the official documentation, versus a true production installation? Let’s find out.