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themidiman
Jeffrey Anderson
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Software Developer Senior
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I've worked in ed tech software training and development since the late 1990's. I love to teach coding to brand new coders.

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All the comments so far are right on par, but I'm going to repeat some just for making sure they are getting acknowledged: RCE Parity - This is already an acknowledgment made by Instructure, so I'm li...
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Yes, I should have clarified that the training for each user of 'editing each assignment and adding the external tool' process is going to be the painful part. We realize that at the moment for a skil...
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Thanks ErinThis is the best explanation so far I've heard. It's nice to know that Instructure recognizes that it's a difficult problem to solve and a story behind the current choice. It's going to be ...
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When you start messing with the default DOM in Canvas, you should probably realize that CSS ids can exist on multiple views. In our instance we put our support number on the login page and the dashboa...
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Here's code I used in a presentation I made at InstructureCon 2013:######################################################## published_courses.rb - a Ruby script for retrieving ## all the ids for all c...
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Most Recent Posts

Detecting whether a quiz is in session is a bit more involved I would have to say. I don't see an endpoint for pulling up a quiz session in the API docs. You could use the browser developer tools to h...
Jul 5, 2024 11:45:41 AM
A PageView object has a "participation" boolean property. Maybe that would help narrow it down for you. This is the way that the Access Report page gathers its information. It reports the last time a ...
Jul 5, 2024 9:34:44 AM
@KYLEYANCEY  Perhaps someone else has a better idea, but I think you could use https://canvas.instructure.com/doc/api/users.html#method.page_views.index and a specified date range for suspected user a...
Jul 5, 2024 6:43:56 AM
Success! Here's my code which updates a course titled 'Canvas Example' to have an end date field set to Dec 1, 2024 in my time zone (your time zone date string may vary)) course_id = <your_course_id> ...
Jun 20, 2024 12:28:55 PM

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