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  • August 15, 2018
    Hawthorn.1 is the first release on the "H" line of Open edX releases, and it is available now. The docs have been updated, including Hawthorn release notes.  Installation on Ubuntu is the same as with previous releases. Devstack is now based on Docker rather than Virtualbox. Start here to...
  • April 19, 2018
    We know you've been waiting for it, and we're happy to announce that the first beta release of Hawthorn is now available. "open-release/hawthorn.beta1" is the branch name. It is based on the master branches as of April 18.   Quick Start Start with the instructions for native installation on Ubuntu...
  • October 17, 2017
    I am excited to announce the date and location for the 2018 Open edX conference.  We'll be gathering in the last week of May: May 29 to June 1, hosted by Université de Montréal, HEC Montréal, and Polytechnique Montréal, the three founding institutions behind EDUlib. There are many more details to...
  • January 8, 2015
    One of the things we take pride in at edX is our commitment to open source.  An important decision in open-sourcing code is the choice of a license.  For the most part, we’ve used the AGPL license.  To better meet our open-source goals, however, we’re changing a few of our licenses. Our more than...
  • September 16, 2014
    This is an excerpt – read the full post on edx.org to learn more about the evolution of Open edX, the importance of the XBlock API, and the move to Apache. When we open-sourced the edX code in 2013, our goal was to enable developers around the world to experiment with and extend the Open edX ...