Category Archives: Development

New Features – July 2015

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We have released several changes to LaunchPad, with many more on the way. A lot of these changes would not be possible without the feedback from our users. Keep it coming! Session Timeouts by Profile Administrators may now set a session timeout for profiles after a specified period of inactivity. The session timeout can be set between 15 minutes and…

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LaunchPad November 2014 Release Notes

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What’s New In This Release We will be releasing a major update to ClassLink LaunchPad on Thursday, November 27th, focused around the login process and security. Login Page Enhancements Responsive interface, works on mobile devices Admin notifications and alerts Auto-provisioning of SAML/ADFS accounts Nested AD group support Hide login form, only show ADFS/UNI-C login buttons Allow users to reset their AD password…

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LaunchPad June 2014 Release Notes

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LaunchPad June 2014 Release Notes On Wednesday, June 11th, we will be releasing our June update to LaunchPad. General Updates Improved the workflow for Assignments, single click to edit, no more downloading. Edit assignments directly with Zoho My Apps: Right click for Auto Login enabled apps to reset password Request Auto Logins from Resource Library New LaunchPad Agent Our Agent…

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1 Millionth Active User!

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Congrats Team LaunchPad, our 1 millionth active user! We have reached another milestone here at ClassLink since the introduction of our web version of LaunchPad, our 1 millionth active user! January 2014 Release Notes Resource Library Streamlined user interface Class Apps and My Apps have the same UI Enterprise category – admins can add apps to resource library Voting Descriptions…

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LaunchPad Update 12.13.2013

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LaunchPad Maintenance Release Hello all. This week we will be releasing a small maintenance release that addresses a few minor issues along with improvements to the Inbox Module. Inbox Preview Video Inbox Enhancements Improved style with more rows visible at once Reply all Inbox Signatures Additional formatting options Sliding action menu Focus moved to subject field on compose by default…

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Things To Be Thankful For

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Happy Thanksgiving We here at ClassLink would like to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving and holiday weekend! A big thanks to the people at Hudson Falls for taking time out of their day to stop by our office for onsite training and feedback. We always take your feedback seriously and if there is something you think we need…

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LaunchPad Update 2013.11.28

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The Never-ending Quest for Speed Hello again! Thursday, November 28th, we are pushing out a small update after the great feedback received from the last major update. General Updates Load Optimizations The system has been optimized and leverages additional CDN end points across the globe. All static content will now be cached for a full year and bundled to dramatically…

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REST APIs? What are they?

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Brief Primer on REST APIs When we speak to technology administrators, we mention our REST APIs and how they can be leveraged to integrate with our system and usually get questions related to “What are REST APIs?” Click here for a wiki article Here is a short summary of REST APIs and why they are awesome. When we redesigned LaunchPad,…

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Active Directory Auto Provisioning Live

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Active Directory Auto Provisioning Live You have asked and now we have delivered! With the new Active Directory auto provisioning feature, you no longer have to manually sync your users into LaunchPad. When a new user logs into LaunchPad, LaunchPad will automatically sync their account and group membership on first login. How do I enable this feature? Simple, contact our…

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1 Click Login to LaunchPad

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1 Click Logins to LaunchPad? One of the best features of LaunchPad is to leverage your existing Google or other social networking accounts for 1 click logins to LaunchPad. It’s easy to setup and once you have linked your social networking account to LaunchPad, you will quickly see why I use this method personally. Setup Sign in with using Google…

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Why we are moving to node.js

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Why node.js? This past year we have investigated new technologies to handle the upcoming scaling problems we faced with Apache and Php. We discovered node.js and were immediately impressed by its architecture, most importantly the non-blocking nature of its event engine. Of course you can make Apache and Php scale but the effort to tweak the system was not worth…

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LaunchPad Update 2013.11.10

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Our Largest Update to LaunchPad Yet! Today we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of our largest update since the inception of LaunchPad, Your Personal Cloud Desktop. This update includes improvements to all aspects of the system from a brand new UI and blazing fast client-side framework. Guided Tour A brand new guided tour has been created to welcome…

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