InfoWorld selects BigBlueButton as one of the best open source applications for 2013

Each year, InfoWorld’s Bossies (Best of Open Source Software awards) recognize the best open source software for business.  On September 17th, InfoWorld announced that BigBlueButton was selected as one of the best open source applications for 2013.  Other applications that received awards include Nginx, MariaDB, and WordPress.  It’s a nice group to be in! See announcement

BigBlueButton 0.81-RC Released

We are pleased to announce the availability of a release candidate (RC) for BigBlueButton 0.81, our eleventh release to date. A release candidate for BigBlueButton means all development is finished, all testing is done, and the only remaining task is to change the label from 0.81-RC to 0.81. Our goal for each release of BigBlueButton

UNINETT, NORDUnet, and AARNET supporting WebRTC integration for BigBlueButton

There are two initiatives underway within the BigBlueButton project that will see a lot of exposure in the coming months: the HTML5 client for BigBlueButton and support for WebRTC. We want to thank UUINETT, NORDUnet (Nordic Infrastructure for Research and Education), and AARNET (Australia’s Academic and Research Network) for supporting our efforts to research and

BigBlueButton is a Mozilla Ignite Challenge Winner

We are pleased to announce that that BigBlueButton is one of the top winners of the Mozilla Ignite Challenge.  See this blog post at for details. Thanks to Mozilla Ignite and US Ignite for their support of our open source project.  The monies provided from the Mozilla Ignite Challenge has enabled our project us to hold two developer

BigBlueButton 0.81 Beta Released

We are pleased to announce the release of BigBlueButton 0.81-beta. This release is a step towards 0.81 final, which will be our eleventh release to date. This beta release reflects over twelve months of effort by many organizations and individuals (see below) to advance BigBlueButton in the areas of stability, usability, and functionality (in that