Kiosk Events Display

Overview

The Kiosk in the Great Hall of the Davis Centre displays upcoming events on its upper screen. These events are primarily drawn from the events listed in the CS events database, shown here: http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/odyssey/event/

Events display web page

The events display uses this web page:

Which reads the XML file:

Events updating

CS events added/updated using the web calendar tool will be automatically loaded daily by the cron job on the web server:
  • 42 5 * * * cd /.software/regional/wwwdata_cs.uwaterloo.ca/data/vhosts/cs/kiosk/upper && /xhbin/php5 eventup.php5

This script also deletes any older items (#days?).

Event Editor

Events can be entered/editted manually using this utility:

All fields must be filled in.

Topic revision: r4 - 2009-09-25 - LawrenceFolland
 
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