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FCoP Update Nov 2018 – Jan 2019

FCoP Cohort Activities Emulation Sandbox Testing With the FCoP projects well under way at 6 different locations across the country, many groups are engaging with the complexities of software emulation and the EaaS platform since September 2018. The cohort shares an EaaS issue tracker with predefined issues categories including UI […]

FCoP Update June – July 2019

Post written by: Zach Vowell New Reflections Blog Post Series: From August through May 2020 (the end of the FCoP grant), we’ll feature 1-2 blog posts per month from different cohort members. These posts are reflections on their experience so far and will address questions such as: How has my […]

FCoP Update February – March 2019

Post written by: Zach Vowell FCoP Cohort Activity Cohort Documentation In February, the FCoP cohort participants compiled a list of external resources they have used, consulted, or otherwise employed in their course of their individual FCoP projects. FCoP External Resources reflects the wide range of tasks and responsibilities that are […]

FCoP Update April – May 2019

Post written by: Zach Vowell A Project Finding: Most everyone who’s been involved in the Software Preservation Network has long suspected that license key authentication would be a roadblock to preserving software in a usable way. But it takes a project like FCoP to demonstrate that such suspicions are true […]

EaaSI Update Nov 2018 – Jan 2019

Post written by: Seth Anderson, EaaSI Program Manager New EaaSI Website As you may have noticed – EaaSI now has an extensible program subsite within the redesigned SPN website. As an affiliated program of SPN, EaaSI (thanks to support from the Sloan and Mellon Foundations) provided financial support for the […]

EaaSI Update June – July 2019

Post written by: Seth Anderson, EaaSI Program Manager EaaSI Open Source Software Sandbox We were thrilled to release the EaaSI Open Source Software Sandbox on July 17!. The Sandbox is open to the public and includes sample emulation environments with open source operating systems and applications. We wanted to open […]

EaaSI Update February – March 2019

Post written by: Seth Anderson, EaaSI Program Manager EaaSI Beta Release During the months of February and March, the EaaSI Project Team put the finishing touches on the beta release of the EaaSI software. In February, team members conducted internal testing of the system. Tests focused on new features of […]

EaaSI Update April – May 2019

Post written by: Seth Anderson, EaaSI Program Manager Introducing PortalMedia! In the first week of April, the EaaSI project team convened (in-person and virtually) with its newest member, PortalMedia, to kickoff planning for updates to the EaaSI system’s user experience and interface. PortalMedia comes to us from the great state […]