Canvas Production Release Notes (2018-04-21)

Erin Hallmark in Release Notes 1 day ago

In this production release (April 21), admins can set a default Dashboard view for new Canvas users and allow graders to add excess points to outcome criteria in SpeedGrader. Additionally, the account-level SIS Import process supports a feature option refactor that provides improved performance and stability.   In Conferences, individual …Read More

Multiple Due Dates (checkpoints) for Discussions

Chris White in Canvas Studio 1 week ago

  Idea is currently in Product Radar Learn more about this stage…   With the way that many schools set up forum discussions and require “check-ins” to the forum throughout the week, it would be great if we could include multiple due dates in the discussion activities. For instance, I have classes that require everyone respond to the prompt …Read More

Grab the big shoes and pile into the car

Matthew Jennings in InstructureCon 2018 2 months ago

Ladies and gentlemen; boys and girls, step right up and let’s see who is the funniest clown in the #InstructureCarn!   As some may or may not know there was once a live forum, and in that forum was a place for Dad Jokes. I may have told one or two jokes in that spot and have definitely missed it through the last few months. So since there is a …Read More

Canvas Parent 2.0!

Peyton Craighill in Canvas Mobile Users Group 3 weeks ago

This here’s meant for the K-12ers in the house. HE folks are welcome to keep reading, but I bet you won’t find it very relevant.   I mentioned in my recent Canvas Mobile Update post that we’re going to improve everybody’s experience with the parent app by changing the way authentication works. This post will provide a deeper dive into what that …Read More

Read Only Developer Key

Moein Ghodrati in Canvas Studio 7 days ago

Current Developer Keys allow for all HTTP verbs to be called including DELETE, PUT, UPDATE, POST whilst all analytics applications would only have read only access via GET method. Having the update or delete APIs exposed increases the chance of unintended or hostile removing the data or changing the environment unintentionally.   An analytics …Read More

Any Community Gatherings on Tuesday Morning?

Ira Strauss in InstructureCon 2018 7 days ago

I can’t stay for the Unconference, but will there be any community gatherings on Tuesday morning like there was last year at the Adventure Center? That was an excellent idea sharing time! View

Canvas Beta Release Notes (2018-04-09)

Erin Hallmark in Release Notes 3 days ago

Release Notes Changes   Added—Platform/Integration Accounts API Courses API In this beta release, Canvas has updated features in Account Settings, Conferences, Discussions, the Rich Content Editor, and SpeedGrader. Other updates are also available in Announcements, SIS Imports, and various APIs and documentation.   Features are subject to …Read More

Custom JavaScript/CSS Changes

Alan Kinsey in Canvas Developers 2 weeks ago

Hello all,   Question. Over the weekend there was a Canvas Production Release. In the notes, it mentions undocumented changes to the CSS/Javascript. It seems that those changes have broken our Resources Tab, specifically the slide out menu. We’ve tried rewriting the code, and even used the code found here as a …Read More


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