Fedena 2.3 adds support for BigBlueButton

The Fedena Project announces it now supports a native plugin for BigBlueButton integration in Fedena 2.3, the latest release of its the open source school management software.  For more information, see Fedena 2.3 Release Notes. The ecosystem for BigBlueButton integrations continues to grow!

BigBlueButton participating in Hackanooga (Sept 14-16)

Three members from the BigBlueButton project — Fred Dixon, Ryan Seys, and Calvin Walton — are traveling to Chattanooga, Tennessee to participate in Hackanooga, a hack fest sponsored by Mozilla (and others) to create applications that leverage the power of Chattanooga’s Gigabit network. The hack fest starts Friday, September 14, at 6PM and goes to

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