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reCAPTCHA for Canvas Self Registration

We’ve recently completed work on a new feature that adds Captcha (specifically reCAPTCHA) to the self-registration flow for teachers, students, and parents. This change necessitates some ...

08-19-2020

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Catalog Spam

Some Catalog users have noticed a sharp increase in fake accounts being created over the last few weeks. We're adding 2 new features to Catalog to help mitigate the issue.    First, you...

04-15-2020

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Thoughts on the Similarity Score icons

We’ve gotten a lot of great feedback on the similarity score icon changes that will be going to production with the next release. Some questions have come up about how many different icons we display...

03-04-2020

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January 2020 Catalog Update

Hey everyone!    Welcome to 2020. I hope everyone had a fun, relaxing holiday break. This time of year always provides an opportunity to reflect back on what the previous year shaped ...

01-15-2020

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Post Policy Updates Feedback

Thanks for your feedback! We've made several improvements in the last few Canvas releases that are now in your production environment. Hey everyone,  We're grateful for all of the feedb...

08-28-2019

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Product Create/Edit Page Design Feedback

We're excited to be working on an all-new version of the listing and program create/edit page. As with all of our UI rewrites, our goal is to be streamlining the design and leveraging our awesome lib...

08-06-2019

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Thoughts on Stylus Support in SpeedGrader

Enhancing our stylus support in SpeedGrader to include Windows touch-enabled devices has been an exciting and challenging journey. We’ve learned a lot along the way, and I wanted to share a few thoug...

05-14-2019

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Catalog Beta Environments and next React project

I'm excited to announce that we have created a beta environment for Catalog for our Canadian customers. It went online on Monday, April 22nd. We're working hard to stand up other beta environments in...

04-25-2019

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React Update and Release Notes Schedule

Hey everyone!    As we've mentioned, Catalog is following the Canvas deploy schedule. That means we're deploying new code every 3 weeks to both Beta and Production. Unlike Canvas, we do...

03-22-2019

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Updating Catalog to React

Hey everyone,   The front end of Catalog was constructed mostly in a JavaScript (JS) framework called Ember that was popular around the time Catalog was originally being built. Ember has ...

02-15-2019

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Happy New Year

Hello everyone!   Let me start today's update by mentioning the recent Catalog release and encouraging everyone to check out the release notes here. We're excited to be bringing features and...

01-30-2019

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Content Security Policy Project Update

Last October we outlined a new security project for Canvas that gives institutions more control over the javascript that is allowed to run in their instance of Canvas through an updated Content S...

01-25-2019

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Updated Content Security Policy in Canvas

We previously posted to the community a proposal for a new security policy in Canvas . In that post, we discussed the open nature of Canvas and our desire to make Canvas as flexible as possible whil...

10-18-2018

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Reflecting on DocViewer

Hello, everyone! Many months ago, we outlined our plans for DocViewer from your input, and we have been working hard to deliver the items laid out in our plan. We are so grateful for the fee...

08-21-2018

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July Catalog Update

Hello Catalog Users!   I’m excited to be posting another update on Catalog. To start things off, I’d like to bring you up to speed on how the Tech Stack update work is coming along. We’ve...

07-20-2018

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The Accessibility Checker has been open sourced

Hey Everyone! One of Instructure’s core values is openness. We believe that great ideas can come from anywhere and that one of our greatest assets is you—the amazing Canvas community. It is fro...

06-14-2018

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Request for another survey discussion

Hello Everyone!  I heard that the most recent Catalog User Group call was fantastic! I'm sorry that I was not able to attend, but I look forward to participating on future calls. One idea tha...

04-10-2018

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Tech Stack Update

Hello Catalog Users!    BAM! Just like that, in the blink of an eye, we find ourselves deep in the month of March. Spring emerges cautiously from the now-distant holiday season as we ar...

03-20-2018

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Meet the team behind Catalog

Hey Amazing Catalog Users!    Time for another blog post! In this episode we'll give you a peak behind the curtain and introduce you to some of the amazing team that works on Catalog. B...

02-06-2018

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Catalog Update - Delayed a bit longer

Hello Catalog Users! (Cataolgites? Catalogians? What should we call ourselves??)     I hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend. I'm posting today to give you an update on the ...

11-28-2017

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I worked at an Ed-Tech startup before joining Instructure and am now part of the Canvas product team. When not spending time with my family I can be found reading or playing board games.
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