Birch, the second named Open edX release.

openedx-birch
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on facebook
Share on google

The new tree species in the Open edX named release space is called Birch.   This one was first released on february 2015 and it includes some very interesting new features, such as:

  • Split Mongo Modulestore
  • Cohorts for Discussions and Content
  • Content Libraries and Randomized Content
  • Prerequisite Courses
  • Entrance Exams
  • Student Notes
  • Course Reruns
  • Google Calendar and Google Drive Xblock Components
  • Support for Graded Problems in Content Experiments
  • REST APIs

Find out more about this release in the official release notes

Share this post with your friends

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ready to take your online learning to the next step?

Cloud Subscriptions powered by the Open edX platform

Get started with eduNEXT’s Cloud Subscriptions powered by the Open edX platform. You can always start small and adapt your platform in several ways as you grow.

Self Hosted Open edX platform

Get our team of experts to install and configure the Open edX platform in your own infrastructure, design and develop customizations, change the theming, deploy mobile apps, or train your staff.

Related Posts

What’s new in Open edX Juniper

The latest version of the Open edX ® platform is called Juniper,
It comes with a number of changes and improvements over Ironwood. Let’s dive into the major changes for the different roles interacting in the Open edX platform.

Getting valuable information out of your Open edX instance

The Open edX platform is an advanced technology with a lot of moving parts and advanced knowledge is required to install it, configure it, and operate it to its full potential.

Even if you have the technical and human resources to face the task and you have done it very well so far for your site, you may not want to deal forever with this kind of challenges.