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VuFind Developers Call Minutes: September 12, 2017

Attending: Leila Gonzales, Chris Hallberg, Demian Katz, Claas Kazzer, Tod Olson


1. Development Updates

JIRA Tickets

  • VUFIND-1244 - Reports a problem with case sensitivity in browse-by-letter; fixed.

Pull Requests

  • #1024, #1025, #1027, #1028 - merged - Koha ILS driver improvements
  • #1026 - in progress - Work on new styling for search boxes.
  • #1029 - merged - Fix for VUFIND-1244.
  • #1030 - merged - Composer improvements (to ensure compatibility with older PHP versions)
  • #1031 - in progress - Work on adding “historic loans” to account section (optional, of course).
  • #1032 - in progress - Improvements to SCSS

2. Development Planning

Image Metadata API

No news.

Improved Use of Permissions

This has been merged to master, though some details may still need to be tweaked before the 4.1 release; please test and report any problems.

Front End Updates

Chris is making progress using CSS grids to solve the responsive search box problem that has been bothering us for a couple of years – his new pull request should allow the box to move around without requiring two search boxes in the markup.

Next feature in progress: account menu AJAX (to put information into user's header to notify them of important account status items like holds, etc.).

Also some progress on using Hunt to load statuses on demand.

Browse Handler Optimizations

No news this time.

3. VuFind Summit 2017

Registration is now open.

4. Institutional Home

No news.

5. Other Topics?

Villanova has an open position on the Falvey Memorial Library technology team; contact Demian if you are interested or can recommend anyone.

Next Call

The next call will be Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 9am Eastern Daylight Time (13:00 GMT).

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