The screencast was recorded in the april release.
I tested the hack/modification (What's in a name? That which we call a
hack by any other name would still be, well, a hack;) on a clean
out-of-the-box installation using jsHack.
Apart from the caveats mentioned in the screencast, it worked as well as
the version we have on our test-servers - which is not deployed using
On 14/01/2015 1:15, Ashley Wright wrote:
> Hi Bert,
> Thanks for this. What version of Bb are you using in the Screencast and will it still work ok on the April 2014 version?
> With best wishes,
> Ashley Wright
> Development Officer,
> Learning & Teaching Development Service- http://www.ncl.ac.uk/ltds
> Tel (Direct line): +44 (0)191 208 5565
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Blackboard/Courseinfo userslist [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of bert coenen
> Sent: 14 January 2015 11:34
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> Subject: make reorganizing content in Blackboard less (or more) of a drag
> dear lists (sorry for cross-posting),
> following up on my mail from a couple of weeks ago, I'd like to find
> some testers.
> course or organisation administrators to drag and drop content items
> around within their courses or organisations.
> not dragging and dropping to change the position of items on the page,
> but to actually move them in the course structure.
> I've just finished rewriting the code to make it work in jsHack, so if
> anyone's interested in testing, just let me know, I'll send you the code
> and some instructions.
> you can see the enhancement in action here:
> the behind-the-scenes is not very pretty; if Blackboard would develop
> this server-side, they could do it a lot better with a lot less effort.
> frankly, it's beyond me why they haven't developed this -like- 5 years ago.