Community Call: Progress on 0.81

The BigBlueButton development team held another community call on Wednesday at 4PM EDT. The agenda was to give everyone an update on the progress towards BigBlueButton 0.81-beta. A recording of the call is available here. We’re getting closer to 0.81-beta, but there is more work ahead before we reach beta.  Details available in the above

BigBlueButton Community Call: Record and Playback in upcoming 0.81

The BigBlueButton Community Call gave an update on the work to add playback of all events in the presentation area — whiteboard, pan/zoom, and mouse movements — to the record and playback in BigBlueButton 0.81. The image below is a build of BigBlueButton 0.81 that also includes playback of webcam videos.  To watch the recording

BigBlueButton Community Call: Improving Accessibility

This week’s BigBlueButton community call highlighted the good work by Seneca College to improve BigBlueButton’s accessibility by students with disabilities.  Chad Pilkey and Justin T Robinson gave an update on their progress.  You can view the recording of their presentation here or click the image below (the presentation starts at around nine minute mark).   These contributions by

BigBlueButton Community Call: July 11, 2012

BigBlueButton developers recently held an open session (the first of many to come) with the community.  Users participated from Porto Alegre (Brazil), Cupertion, CA (USA), Central IL (USA), Toronto, Ontario (Canada), Ottawa, Ontario (Canada), Guayaquil (Ecuador), and Istanbul (Turkey). During the session, Fred Dixon, one of the BigBlueButton developers, gave an overview of BigBlueButton Community BigBlueButton 0.80 release Current development effort

Analysis on use of BigBlueButton in PSYC 1000

Bruce Tsjui, a Psychology professor at Carleton University, used BigBlueButton in his winter PSYC 1000 course consisting of approximately 100 students. Bruce has over 20 years experience in user interface design, and we asked him for his feedback on his experiences using BigBlueButton. We care a lot about constantly improving the usability of BigBlueButton, so