technology components posts

Peer Review Week 2018: We’re havin’ a party!

Here in the Cokoverse, supporting peer review workflow with open source technology is the core of what we do! When we heard that the focus of this year’s Peer Review Week celebration is Diversity and Inclusion in Review, we could hardly contain our excitement and went straight into planning mode! Open source naturally lends itself…

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Sprinting for PubSweet

To help guide the incorporation and use of PubSweet into publishers’ infrastructure development, the Coko community participated in a Book Sprint in Cambridge (UK) in June resulting in the book ‘PubSweet – How to Build a Publishing Platform’.  To download, please click here for PDF and here for EPUB. The book was written by using…

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DOCX, XML, HTML, and Publishing Workflows

Most publishing workflows start with an author submitting their manuscript. For better or worse, this manuscript is most often in a docx format, created using Microsoft Word. The docx manuscript is typically used throughout the reviewing and editing process, often shuttled around as an attachment to emails and other communications. Once the manuscript is accepted,…

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Wax Show ‘n’ Tell

Last Thursday, the talented Yannis Barlas gave an excellent walkthrough of Wax, Coko’s in-browser word processor. Wax is built with the Substance.io library, and in addition to having advanced functionality like track changes, commenting, styling, and more, it’s designed to be reusable, customizable, and easily integrated into new projects. Check it out: Your browser does…

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Ink 1.0 is here!

The Collaborative Knowledge Foundation is pleased to announce the release of INK 1.0. It’s an exciting milestone for us: After almost a year of development, INK has grown from a scribble on a bit of paper to a fully fledged, production-ready framework ready to automate some of the tricky and time-consuming aspects of document and content…

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INK client upgrade

As INK starts to move from a proof-of-concept prototype to a production system, we’re continually making changes to make its functionality relevant, usable and demonstratively useful. Recently, our focus has been improving the user experience around waiting for processing. We wanted users to be aware of what is going on while files are processing in a…

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