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General Tasks

  • Improve load times by using a custom Infusion build for Engage
  • Generalize spinner and loading page from Browse
  • Implement spinner everywhere we load data
  • Generalize Browse and Navigation List structure to use it in Exhibitions, Catalogue browse by theme
    • Make it configurable so that users can easily compose a combination of NavList, Cabinet, More, etc.
  • Work with Hugues to determine how he will deploy Engage for the pilot



  • Come up with a strategy for merging exhibit information from multiple sources (e.g. with McCord)
  • Deal with HTML tags included in XML (e.g. from McCord)
    • Fix bug in parser where comments appear in the document, as well as other nesting problems
    • Ensure that fields with HTML inside them are treated as "innerHTML strings"
  • Extend import to be able to crawl multiple data feeds (e.g. McCord exhibit + artifacts)
  • Import a good, fresh snapshot of all the McCord data for the pilot
  • Upgrade to Couch 0.10

Multilingual Support

  • Implement the language preferences screen using cookie support
  • Localization: ensure all components load Strings from a properties file or strings: option
  • Translate our strings to French (McCord)
  • Ensure all data feeds accept a language parameter and that results are returned correctly
  • Create Couch views to retrieve documents in one language or the other
  • Import French data

Home Page

  • Implement a home page with links to Exhibitions, My Collection, Object Code, Language Preferences, and Login


Next/Previous Item Paging

  • Fix paging to open at a particular page
    • Currently, when you click on an artifact, you don't see it, instead you see the first in the batch list
  • Refactor paging to conform to Pager Model
  • Update ArtifactView to use this, and integrate into NavBar

Navigation Bar

  • Implement Navigation Bar functionality for a variety of components
    • Up/down arrow for Artifact View
    • Back and should appear wherever appropriate
    • Optional support for list/grid toggle

Growable List

  • Share code with Paging to fetch data
  • Write code to accumulate up a "growing model" and rerender the component
    • Fetch (shared with Paging), change model, rerender (implemented in NavList)

Navigation List

  • Move "More" and Paging concerns out
  • Refactor as a "Thumbnail + Title + Description List" component (if necessary)
  • Add support for refreshing views in NavigationList

Exhibit View and Browse

  • Code review and refinements to:
  • Exhibit Main and About (a.k.a. View)
  • Exhibit Browse
  • Exhibit Catalog
  • Update Exhibit View to match Main and About wireframes
  • Create Guest Book component
    • Requires creating the Comment component as well
  • Update Catalog to match wireframes
    • Includes support for toggling between list and grid views

My Collection

  • Review Sveto's My Collection and plan next steps
    • Determining if we can reuse or redesign aspects of it including list/grid view toggle
    • See if the Fliquor demo also has similar code to reuse
  • Implement my collection email
    • Maybe implement this a simple service; we sent the collection information to a "mailer" data service
    • Otherwise will integrating with Java mail APIs, creating JavaScript wrappers, and ensuring server configuration
  • Remove reordering from mobile version of My Collection
  • Implement desktop web version of My Collection
  • Ongoing mentorship and architectural support


  • Create comment input page. Includes refinements to mobile FSS
  • Implement comment saving. Shadow Document? Attachments?

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  • Artifact View bugs from 0.1
    • Pathing issue
    • Display tweaks ...
  • Implement audio/video for artifacts.
  • Implement up/down arrows for getting next and previous. Component needs to work with URL or data
  • Remove Tags from Artifact View (removed from svn)
  • Refine artifact view to handle missing data
  • Update artifact view to latest wireframes
  • Code review, refine, commit Sveto's changes to artifact that allows users to collect an item. Second navbar "collect"
  • Description: generalize as a more/less toggle -> just a fn? Specify height in one place, externalize the truncation code.
  • Integrate comment view for artifact.

QA Tasks

  • Create test plans for Voice Over screen reader with iPhone

Stuff to Punt

  • (Kettle) update kettle to JSGI 0.2
  • (Performance) Investigate local caching as a way of improving speed
  • Finish unobtrusive screen navigator
    • Remove content-specific contract: replace with "auto-portalization"
    • Improve unit tests
  • Implement events listing on the exhibit view page. Do we have data for the events?
  • Events information page. What do those page icons do?
  • Implement audio/visual links from exhibit page. Do we have data for that?
  • Test reordering on iPod
  • Fix Reorderer scrolling for iPod

Things to Consider

  • Ensure we QA test on the iPod touch

Questions for Design

  • What about upcoming exhibitions? Do we need to support them for 0.3?
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