Category: Community

BigBlueButton’s Project Growth

BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing for online learning.  The project’s features and community have substantially in the recent years. To celebrate the growth we put together the above infographic on some project’s key statistics.    

Reaching Out of School Children in Myanmar

Myanmar has a geographically diverse school system with many students in rural areas that do not all have access to same level of education.  These remote schools could benefit from a strong network of support for access to high quality teachers.  The challenge to providing this support is bridging the the gaps of technology and

BigBlueButton at Dearborn Public Schools

Interested in how schools are using open source to provide integrated solutions to their students. Here’s a video from Chris Kenniburg showing how Dearborn Public Schools using Moodle, Mahara, and BigBlueButton to offer in integrated learning environment.

Add HTTPS to your BigBlueButton Server

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

RackSpace Startups supports the BigBlueButton project

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!