I have missed this site! Thank y'all so very much for reviving this
important community resource - a huge act of service that will help many.
Head, Digital Engagement, VCU Libraries <https://www.library.vcu.edu>
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On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 1:10 PM, Ed Summers <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Wow Chris. This warms my heart. Thanks for your efforts to port over the
> legacy data and simplifying the design!
> > On May 11, 2017, at 12:02 PM, Chris Beer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Yesterday (with help from Ryan Wick) I relaunched a brand new,
> completely rewritten https://jobs.code4lib.org <https://jobs.code4lib.org/>
> with the full job posting history from shortimer and job postings to this
> list. As before, messages to CODE4LIB-L are aggregated and presented in the
> application (after a quick moderator review).
> > In this first iteration, I tried to capture the essential features of
> the application, which means there’s plenty of opportunity for
> improvements. The code is available at https://github.com/code4lib/
> job_board <https://github.com/code4lib/job_board>, and I’d like to call
> out a couple tickets that may be good starting places for new contributors:
> > - Include the job title and employer in (https://github.com/code4lib/
> job_board/issues/28 <https://github.com/code4lib/job_board/issues/28>)
> > - Send new job notifications to the code4lib slack #jobs channel (
> https://github.com/code4lib/job_board/issues/30 <
> > And some operations tasks:
> > - Add application monitoring (https://github.com/code4lib/
> job_board/issues/25 <https://github.com/code4lib/job_board/issues/25>)
> > - Implement continuous deployment (https://github.com/code4lib/
> job_board/issues/32 <https://github.com/code4lib/job_board/issues/32>)
> > There are also some more data-driven research tasks:
> > - Automated tag extraction (https://github.com/code4lib/
> job_board/issues/8 <https://github.com/code4lib/job_board/issues/8>)
> > - Job location geocoding and display (https://github.com/code4lib/
> job_board/issues/4 <https://github.com/code4lib/job_board/issues/4>)
> > - Better job searching tools (https://github.com/code4lib/
> job_board/issues/7 <https://github.com/code4lib/job_board/issues/7>)
> > If you have questions, comments, or want to get involved, I’d strongly
> encourage discussion using github issues on the project, and I’m cbeer in
> the code4lib IRC + slack channels.
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
> >> On Oct 18, 2016, at 1:51 PM, Ed Summers <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >> Hi everyone,
> >> If you have used jobs.code4lib.org in the past you may have noticed
> that job posting has not really been functional for the past few weeks. The
> root cause of this was the eventual shutdown of Google's Freebase API,
> which the application relied on heavily for tagging employers, locations
> and subjects. You can read more about it in this issue ticket if you are
> >> https://github.com/code4lib/shortimer/issues/38
> >> Unfortunately I don't have the bandwidth to refactor the code at this
> point. Before the shutdown of the Freebase API I was actually finding it
> difficult to moderate the many new jobs that would show up via RSS. In
> theory this could've been done by any logged in user, but I was often the
> only person doing it. I'm not complaining--I was the one who set it up to
> to work this way. I also have been paying $20/month to host it, which isn't
> a lot -- but hey, it adds up.
> >> So .... this is all to say, on November 1st I am planning on creating a
> static version of the site, and dumping the data as JSON, which I will put
> up on Internet Archive for anyone else wanting to create a similar service.
> The code will continue to live up at GitHub .
> >> I apologize if this rubs anyone the wrong way, but it is super to see
> people still posting jobs to the email list as they always have.
> Applications age like fish, data ages wine -- or so they say...
> >> //Ed
> >>  https://github.com/code4lib/shortimer