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Jayde Colquhoun
In the most recent Canvas Release Notes (2019-06-22) there was an undocumented change to what we believe is the loading sequence of JavaScript in Canvas. This has adversely affected anything we have done that changes the DOM.    For example, one of our customisations is that we use the custom JavaScript to insert an RMIT branding image into every… (Show more)
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Colin Murtaugh
Click to view contentIntroduction Canvas Data provides a wealth of information that can be used in many interesting ways, but there are a few hurdles that can make it hard to even get started: The Canvas Data API uses a different authentication mechanism than the one that you're probably already used to using with the Canvas API. Data is provided in compressed… (Show more)
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Lee Fent
Has there been a change to the Submissions API?  Everything seems to indicate that if you make a request to /api/v1/courses/{some course id number}/assignments/{some assignment id number} you should get a list (0-n) submissions.   (https://canvas.instructure.com/doc/api/submissions.html#method.submissions_api.index)   Whenever I hit that endpoint… (Show more)
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Mark Garcia
Click to view contentThe Challenge While the Student View button is easily found under the Settings panel of the course navigation menu, many of the instructors at my institution still would prefer for it to be accessible on their home screen. Other Learning Management Systems offer a Student View button that is a bit more global, thereby allowing an instructor to… (Show more)
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cesbrandt
Click to view contentDisclaimer This is my second blog post to the Canvas Community, but I'm going to stick with my tl;dr format.   The Situation Who doesn't like their code to be easier to read!? Oh, you use the Rich Content Editor? Well, why are you in this blog? I see, you thought this was to add syntax highlighting to the content of an activity. Yeah...about… (Show more)
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Erin Hallmark
Hi, Canvas developers! Our UI team is working on way to improve InstUI, Instructure's UI library, from an open source standpoint. If you are using InstUI in your projects, our UI team would like to hear from you!   Please reply and share your experience. Some things we'd like to know: Why you are using InstUI How you are using InstUI in your… (Show more)
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Mike Cowen
Click to view contentFor various reasons I decided to write a little CSS & JS to do the following: Load the modules page with all modules collapsed by default Create a button on the modules page to Expand/Collapse all modules When a user clicks on a link that takes them to a module in the modules page, make the modules page load with all modules collapsed EXCEPT… (Show more)
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Akshya Pandey
Hi There   I develop an LTI application for Canvas that tracks Attendance for classrooms. We use Canvas' REST APIs to retrieve data such as Course Data, Course Enrollment Data, User Data, etc. One of the important things for our application is to be able to retrieve user data such as SIS ID, Integration ID or Login ID which is then used by other… (Show more)
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