We are very happy to announce that the BigBlueButton project has been accepted into RackSpace Startups program. Over the next 12 months we will receive credits for using RackSpace cloud services, which will help us accelerate the development and testing of the next release of BigBlueButton for everyone. Thanks RackSpace!
On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014, Fred Dixon, BigBlueButton Project Manager, gave a Community Update on the progress towards BigBlueButton 0.9.0, the next release due out this year. Use FireFox or Chrome browser to view the recording of the session (advance to the 37 minute mark for the beginning of the recording):
We pleased to announce BigBlueButton 0.81, the eleventh release of our open source web conferencing platform for on-line learning. Our vision is that every student with a web browser should have access to a high-quality on-line learning experience. This release represents over a year of development effort and over four months of testing. It is our most
Last week we wrapped up our third BigBlueButton developer summit. Many thanks to Felipe Cecagno, Leonardo Crauss Daronco (and the other members of the Mconf team) for their great hospitality during the week. Below is the list of developers attending the summit (and their respective organizations): Blindside Networks — Fred Dixon, Richard Alam, Guga Salzar,
Curon Davies, e-Learning Adviser for the Jisc RSC Wales, have contributed the Welsh localization for BigBlueButton. To quote the article: Several further education colleges within Wales already use the open-source BigBlueButton to provide a virtual classroom environment that is integrated with their Moodle virtual learning environment. This allows a web conference with audio, webcam, chat, video, and