We just returned back from another great developer summit in Porto Alegre, Brazil. This was our seventh developer summit. The BigBlueButton project holds developer summits every six months to bring the core developers and committers together to review and coordinate development on the project, do code sprints, and enjoy some good meals and company together.
We (the core developers) are very pleased to announce the release of BigBlueButton 1.0-beta. Our intent for this release is to increase opportunities for interaction between instructors and students. BigBlueButton 1.0-beta offers the following new features: Polling – Presenters can now poll students for immediate feedback. The BigBlueButton client includes a feature that can automatically suggest
We’ve published documentation on how to modify a BigBlueButton 0.9 server to support HTTPS. For production servers, users are increasingly expecting content to be served from HTTPS. There is also another reason to support HTTPS: the upcoming Chrome 46, which is due for release soon, will not allow users to access their microphone via WebRTC
Martian Dougiamis, the creator of Moodle and CEO of Moodle Pty, announced today the integration of BigBlueButton into Moodle Cloud, a free on-line version of Moodle available to teachers world-wide. All teachers signing up for Moodle Cloud will receive an integration version of BigBlueButton, giving them the ability to interact with students in real-time from within
The sixth BigBlueButton developers summit was held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada from May 4th to May 8th, 2015. During the summit the project committers and developers collaborated together (and developed together) for a week to advance BigBlueButton for the needs of the community. Thanks to all the developers who joined us Anton Georgiev Calvin Walton Chad Pilkey