What is Connect?

Facebook Connect is the next evolution of Facebook Platform - enabling you to integrate the power of Facebook Platform into your own site. Enable your users to...
* Seamlessly "connect" their Facebook account and information with your site
* Connect and find their friends who also use your site
* Share information and actions on your site with their friends on Facebook

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Communicate your ideas powerfully using Adobe® Acrobat® Connect™ Pro web conferencing software. Securely share presentations and multimedia right from your desktop, and get feedback from hundreds of participants — all using a web browser and the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, already installed on 98% of Internet-connected personal computers.

A.K.A umConnect. This used to be known as Macromedia Breeze Meeting.

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Google Friend Connect means more people engaging more deeply with your website -- and with each other.
* Enrich your site
Choose engaging social features from a catalog of gadgets by Google and the OpenSocial developer community.
* Attract more visitors
Your users can easily invite friends from social networks and contact lists to visit and join your site.
* No programming whatsoever
Just copy and paste a few snippets of code into your site, and Friend Connect does the rest.

Here's an article about facebook connect vs google friend connect. http://mashable.com/2008/12/05/facebook-connect-vs-google-friend-connect/

CCE Video Player Update

Meet NMG

A cool clock widget.

Uniqlo won a D&AD award, which is a black pencil, for this widget that plays music, tells time, and sells clothing, I think.
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Print CSS

All pages that are created using the new UMContent (Stellent) content management system use source ordered semantic markup that is accessible and flexible. We also include a specific print style sheet for each page (see example from Compleat Scholar and use Print Preview in your browser) which removes unneeded images, adds a print header image, and (in Firefox) prints out URLs from all links.

Podcasts using UThinks Blogs into iTunes

Several CCE programs publish audio recordings of their scheduled events. These MP3 recordings are linked on the website as well as being collected into an XML feed that is read by iTunes.
Examples of these feeds are those for Great Conversations and for Headliners. Another program which rebroadcasts audio and video recording is the Strategic Leadership Insights series. Eventually these recordings will become part of the University of Minnesota's iTunesU collection (once that is formally launched).

Adobe Connect

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Adobe Connect (formerly Macromedia Breeze) is software used to create information and general presentations, online training materials, web conferencing, learning modules, and user desktop sharing. The product is entirely Adobe Flash based. All meeting workspaces are organized into 'pods'; with each pod performing a specific role (i.e. chat, whiteboard, note, etc.).