In his educational blog Dave Cormier picked his top ten Edtech stories of 2009. BigBlueButton came in at #3. Thanks Dave, like, no pressure on us now. 🙂
We just listened to an audio broadcast EdTechTalk, a community of educators interested in discussing and learning about the uses of educational technology. They covered BigBlueButton in EdTechWeekly #147. You can hear them talk about the product at about 29:00 minutes into their broadcast. http://edtechtalk.com/EdTechWeekly147 They were positive in our efforts to provide an integrated
BigBlueButton 0.62 saw many improvements to desktop sharing. We’re proud that it support desktop sharing from mac, pc, and unix systems. Users will benefit from the faster desktop sharing, and developers will benefit from using the BigBlueButton VM as pre-configured development environment (it’s how we develop BigBlueButton internally). See release notes for more information on
It’s always cool to see other people showing BigBlueButton. This presentation was made during the Linux Day 2009 in Teramo, Italy. You can see the translated pages here.
The days of a long release cycle are gone. A year ago, we’d plan this big feature for BigBlueButton, estimate that it would take two months, then end up finishing in four months (twice as long). And while the feature was good, we felt we had somehow missed the mark.During the past six months, we’ve