A common workflow solution in Google Apps Script is to use a Gmail draft message as a template for sending emails. For the user the benefit is they can draft a message in a familiar environment adding formatting without having to worry about writing HTML. A problem often encountered is the inclusion of inline images. This post looks at solving the issue of missing inline images.
I’ll be leaving VCU and starting a new job at Middlebury College as of February 15.1 Turns out I’ve been working at VCU since November of 2013.2 That’s a long time for me. I tend to move around a lot more frequently or at least change jobs within the institution. I’ve been working with Matt and Jeff to make sure we’ve got things under control for my departure and it’s been bitter sweet. There is a lot of work out there. It represents a lot of effort with a lot of people. Given my memory gets filled up with other things, I thought I’d take this opportunity to document some things about my time at VCU. This is going to be fairly long and rambling.3 Despite the length, I’m still going to omit huge portions and only tell things from my perspective. I’m also going to focus on the happy stuff. All stories have sad parts but rehashing them here won’t solve any of the issues or make anyone happier. So consider this the Disney version. Big Picture I came to VCU to work with Jon Becker and Gardner Campbell. I had been the Director for Instructional Technology at Henrico County Public Schools. My supervisor4 there had suddenly died and I watched most of what we’d worked so hard to […]
Chunking is the strategy of breaking up information into shorter, bite-sized pieces that are more manageable and easier to remember. In general, a chunk is a piece or part of something larger. In cognitive psychology, a chunk is an organizational piece or unit of our memory. Chunks are important as they break down challenging pieces… Continue reading →
The Reclaim Arcade reviews are coming in! Yeah! Last weekend made it three weeks that Reclaim Arcade has been open to the public, and it has been pretty rewarding to have folks appreciating the space and all the thought and … Continue reading →
(This is for the Slice of Life challenge, hosted by Two Writing Teachers. We write on Tuesdays about the small moments in the larger perspective … or is that the larger perspective in the smaller moments? You write, too.) If today were school, there would be none. I’m just back from walking Dog Number 1, our elderly […]
028: Jolie Tingen Talks Kits At the end of January I had the distinct pleasure of chatting with Jolie Tingen about Duke University’s unique project Kits for episode 28 of Reclaim Today. I am intrigued by this project because Kits … Continue reading →
Grilling for my Valentine Entry 307 for Sunday February 14, 2021 The core questions: Credit goes to Ben and readers of his blog for these “Four Questions” and the five stretch questions. What did you […]