BigBlueButton Developer Summit XI: Porto Alegre, Brazil

The BigBlueButton development wrapped up its 11th developer summit (we hold them every six months with the global development community).  This summit was held in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Over twenty developers (onsite and remote) participated the week of development from Blindside Networks, iMDT, and Mconf Technologies, Seneca College, and Riadvice. The week of development focused on advancing

BigBlueButton 2.0-beta Released

The BigBlueButton project is pleased to announce the availability of BigBlueButton 2.0-beta. The goal of the project is to enable remote students to have a high-quality online learning experience. A key component of achieving this goal is giving the tools to engage remote students. In this release we focused on increasing the ease of use

GreenLight Enhancements

GreenLight is a front-end for BigBlueButton that makes it for anyone to create a meeting and invite others. GreenLight provides more personalized features for authenticated users.  If you authenticate with your Google or Twitter account, you can also create recorded meetings manage the recordings. To give authenticated users more control we’ve released an update (install

BigBlueButton 1.1 Released

The BigBlueButton project is pleased to announce the release of BigBlueButton 1.1. BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system for online learning.  It provides the instructor with real-time sharing of audio, video, slides, chat, polls, emojis and their screen.  BigBlueButton can also record and playback sessions for later viewing. Major new features in BigBlueButton

BigBlueButton HTML5 Client Developer Release

The BigBlueButton project is pleased to announce a developer release of the HTML5 client. The HTML5 client uses JavaScript and support for web real-time communications (WebRTC) capabilities in modern browsers to join a user into a BigBlueButton session.  The HTML5 client uses the modern react framework to render the interface within the user’s browser. The goal of the BigBlueButton project is