Category Archives: Software development

Summary and Closing

As the year changed into 2015, Open Source Archive project was completed. However, this doesn’t mean the end of OSA as a platform and software. This post is a high level overview of what we achieved, what we released and … Continue reading

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Beta released

Open Source Archive beta was published yesterday. You can visit it at https://osa.mamk.fi/. The default interface is used to search and inspect the public content (which is currently very limited). Once logged in, you can access the full features for information … Continue reading

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Less than week to beta

It’s soon time to launch beta. It will go live next Tuesday. It’s a milestone, but as we do near continuous integration and can publish minor version multiple times a week it is not that drastic change. The difference from … Continue reading

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Data management and upcoming conferences

First, we would like to announce that we will be participating Archiving 2014 conference at Berlin in May. The OSA project has two papers: Flexible Data Model for Linked Objects in Digital Archives by Mikko Lampi (MAMK) and Olli Alm … Continue reading

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Development news: digital workspace, access rights and other improvements

It’s time for a brief weekly recap. The general focus was put on user interface and access features. Again, the overall focus was as before but we moved into the next piece of the whole. Before releasing a public access … Continue reading

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Development news: user interface, usability, search and lots of iterations

First I would like to introduce a change to the posting schedule. I’ll try to update the blog at the start of the week instead of my traditional Friday post. It would serve the project better to open a week … Continue reading

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Solr, data and minor updates

The week has been busy but as promised here are some insights into the latest development. The main focus has been data: Solr indexing and configuration, data stores, user interfaces for searching the data and other supporting features. Understanding the … Continue reading

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