In celebration of Pi Day, one of our contributors ran the recently released CASS Framework Manager on a Raspberry Pi 3.
The Raspberry Pi 3, shown below, is a low-power educational computer designed for classrooms. While it is about the size of a deck of cards, it still features all the components of a traditional computer.
The Raspberry Pi 3 may technically be a computer, but it's no powerhouse. It operates on a quad core 1.2GHZ ARM processor and a single GB of ram. In contrast, a typical smartphone has at least 2 GB.
The installation process for the required software was straightforward, but strained the memory footprint of this tiny machine. Some corners had to be cut, but we got it working!
More proof that good things can come in small packages. Happy Pi Day!
An alpha prototype version of the CASS Competency Frameworks Manager is now available. The prototype can be accessed by visiting http://sandbox.cassproject.org.
This is an alpha prototype of the competency frameworks manager. Any feedback on usability, look-feel, content, and, most importantly, bugs you encounter is greatly appreciated. Feature updates based on community feedback and internal development are ongoing: stability/persistence of the data stored within the sandbox is not guaranteed.
Our main goal in sharing the prototype is to continue to collect feedback and allow CASS community members to explore the CASS application in this early stage. Comments and feedback can be discussed in Slack.
In addition to Slack, please report bugs on the Github Issues page. Thank you for helping shape the design of our Competency Frameworks Manager!
CASS is coordinating data models with the Lumina Foundation's Credential Transparency Initiative. The intention is that competencies referenced by credentials can be maintained and managed by CASS and that credentials used as evidence of competence will reference credentials maintained by CTI.
After evaluation, we've decided to move general team communication to Slack. Slack allows us to centralize our conversations and create separate channels for specific discussions. Slack also features a nifty integration with GitHub we will use for development.
To join the CASS Project Slack team please email Kevin requesting access.
Note: All ADL and Eduworks employees are pre-approved and can join by visiting https://cassproject.slack.com/signup.
The CASS Project kickoff meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 15.