Posted by David Gray in Blackboard, Chrome, Firefox
on Aug 28th, 2012 6:08 pm | 3 comments
Let me lead off by saying that this is entirely my own personal opinion. However, I’ve had a LOT of experience supporting users on a variety of web browsers using our Blackboard system here at Palomar, so I am basing that personal opinion on a good deal of both personal experiences and anecdotal evidence. What I’m talking about is the question I typically do my best to dodge: “What web browser should I use with Blackboard?”
First off, there is no “should.” If you have some strong reason for using one particular browser, go right ahead. None of the browsers are...
Posted by David Gray in Blackboard, Chrome, Firefox, Local Palomar News, Online Course Organization
on Feb 21st, 2012 1:19 pm | Comments Off
There’s a new version of Blackboard out, which is now live on the BbSandbox environment, and which should go live for Summer 2012 on the Palomar production Blackboard environment. The single biggest change you’ll see in the system is the visual appearance of the system; given the number of complaints I’ve heard over the last year-and-a-half about how things look (I kinda like the green buttons, myself), there should be at least a few cheers at that news. Blackboard has been working on a new look for their system for quite some time now, and have rolled out this new look with...
Posted by Terry Gray in Firefox, Mozilla
on Dec 18th, 2009 2:10 am | Comments Off
The goal for the Mozilla programmers is to deliver Firefox 3.6 by end of year. Today they announced the fifth–and final (?)–beta. The features include:
127 bug fixes
Improved Personas, used to skin firefox as desired
Tab placement that locates new tabs next to the tab on which the spawing link exists (If you use a lot of tabs this one is really important.)
A new, improved File Interface for better management of upload/download files. (Also, much needed).
Here are the download links:
Remember, this is a beta, and not recommended for production computers at Palomar...