BigBlueButton 0.9.0-RC Released

The BigBlueButton project is extremely pleased to announce the availability of BigBlueButton 0.9.0-RC (release candidate).  The release candidate marks the final stage before general release (expected within a few days). This will be our twelfth release of BigBlueButton, the open source web conferencing for on-line learning. The project’s goal is to provide remote students a high-quality on-line learning

Developer Summit V: Porto Alegre, Brazil

The BigBlueButton developers recently met in Porto Alegre, Brazil for the fifth BigBlueButton Developer Summit in three years.  The team worked together on accelerating and coordinating the development of BigBlueButton core and HTML5 client. The participants included Alexandre Kreismann Anton Georgiev Calvin Walton Chad Pilkey Danny Perrone Felipe Cecagno Fernando Bottin Fred Dixon Leonardo Crauss Daronco Lucas Zawacki

BigBlueButton 0.9.0-beta now available

We are pleased to announce the availability of BigBlueButton 0.9.0-beta.  Our goals for this release were to give Teachers more control over the recording during the class, to improve the overall quality of audio, and to increase the likelihood that users enter with a functioning microphone. To achieve these goals, we implemented the following major new features: Start/Stop

New tutorial videos for desktop sharing on Mac OS X

The recent updates to Safari and FireFox on Mac OS X have introduced more security checkes for running Java applets. These checks appear as dialog boxes to the user when starting and stopping BigBlueButton’s desktop sharing. To help presenters use desktop sharing on Mac OS X, we’ve crated two new tutorial videos: Desktop Sharing on Mac