PKP Sprint Deadline Approaching

April 1st, 2016 by  | 1 Comment

There is still time to register for the PKP Sprint in Montreal, on April 25 and 26. Co-hosted by PKP and Érudit, the sprint will take place at the University of Montreal in room C-3061, on the 3rd floor of the Lionel-Groulx building (3150, rue Jean-Brillant, Montréal): http://bit.ly/1dl9HRq We’ll be starting at 9am on April […]

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PKP Sprint – Montreal

February 10th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on PKP Sprint – Montreal

PKP is pleased to announce a spring developer sprint in Montreal, Canada, on Monday/Tuesday April 25-26, 2016. The event will be co-hosted by PKP and Érudit at the University of Montreal. We would like to cordially invite you to attend; we were delighted with the last sprint and hope you enjoyed it as much as […]

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An Introduction to the New Frontend Template Structure

January 18th, 2016 by  | Comments Off on An Introduction to the New Frontend Template Structure

When we redesigned the OJS/OMP backend, we introduced a separation between the frontend and the backend which should make customizing the frontend a lot easier. In this post, I’ll introduce you to some of those changes and what they mean for the future of theming our software.

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Plugin Updates

October 30th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Plugin Updates

The launch of OMP and the redevelopment of OJS 3.0 on that new codebase gives us the opportunity to tackle a bunch of improvements around our support for plugins. Read on for some details about our plans for the near future!

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A new look: behind the redesign of OJS 3.0 beta

September 8th, 2015 by  | 2 Comments

The look and feel of OJS 3.0 beta was completely overhauled in the final months before release. In this post, I’ll dive into a few of the principles which guided this work, explaining how we used visual hierarchy and consistency to improve the focus and clarity of the UI.

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Hypothes.is plugin for OJS

September 4th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Hypothes.is plugin for OJS

I was fortunate recently to attend a conference at Schloss Dagstuhl in Germany called

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#PKP5: Sprint Results and OJS 3.0 Beta 1 Release

August 18th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on #PKP5: Sprint Results and OJS 3.0 Beta 1 Release

Thanks to everyone who attended #PKP5 here in Vancouver last week. We only have the chance to gather a portion of our community once every two years, and as a developer it’s inspiring to see some of the things that are happening in our sphere and with our software. I’m also reminded of the huge […]

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Join our XML Project team!

May 25th, 2015 by  | Comments Off on Join our XML Project team!

 PKP is seeking (initially) a half-time Software Developer to join our XML Project team. Duties will include maintaining the PKP XML web stack currently hosted at https://github.com/pkp/xmlps, adding new features and parsing libraries, actively participating in an international developer community, conferring with users to better understand system requirements and usability issues, investigating problem areas, and […]

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OJS 2.4.6 has been released

March 17th, 2015 by  | 9 Comments

We are pleased to announce the release of OJS 2.4.6. This release builds on the 2.4.5 release to collect the numerous minor fixes and tweaks that have since been completed. It adds numerous translation updates and several new features, including… DOI exclusions a PDF.js-based PDF viewer plugin An email overhaul better conforming to Sender Protection […]

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PKP Sprint Fall 2014 Results

October 14th, 2014 by  | Comments Off on PKP Sprint Fall 2014 Results

We had the pleasure of inviting our far-flung community to join us for a few days of intense group work just prior to our 2014 Annual General Meeting. This was our second development sprint and once again a diverse and talented mix of people came together and exceeded our expectations. A blank agenda allowed us […]

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