Resources to discover all about Open edX® and the tools to experience it first hand, both as a learner and as a course author.

DISCOVER

Open edX is an advanced open source technology to deliver online learning. Created by Harvard and MIT and used by millions worldwide.

Learn the basics

Open edX™ is an online platform for creating, delivering, and analyzing online courses. It is the open source platform that powers the edx.org initiative but also thousands of other online learning initiatives across the world. The Open edX world is complex, rich and diverse.

Experience Open edX

Articles

Discover What is New in Open edX Ironwood
As part of the continuous evolution of the open edX platform, the next version will be called Open edX Ironwood.
Read more.
Join Us at the Open edX Con 2019
The sixth official Open edX conference is taking place in march 2019 in San Diego, California. Hosted by the UCSD
Read more.
Open edX Hawthorn Brings New Improvements
The latest Open edX Hawthorn Release brings a wide range of improved convenience and usability features for learners as well
Read more.
Join Us at the Open edX Con 2018
The fifth official Open edX conference is taking place in may 2018 in Montréal, Canada, at HEC Montréal (Pavillon Decelles)
Read more.
Open edX GINKGO. Course outline and insights upgrades in this latest named release
Open edX Ginkgo is the name of the latest open edX release. This new release includes significant changes to the
Read more.
openedx con 2107
Open edX conference 2017
The fourth official Open edX conference, and the first one to be hosted outside of the US, is taking place in
Read more.
open edX ficus named release
Open edX FICUS. Security and performance upgrades in this latest named release
Open edX Ficus is the name of the latest open edX release. It brings new and improved functionalities and performance
Read more.
open edX eucalyptus
Open edX Eucalyptus Named Release
Open edX Eucalyptus is the name of the latest open edX release. It brings new and improved functionalities to enhance
Read more.
Open edX conference 2016
The third official Open edX conference, and the first one to be hosted outside of the Cambridge Area, was held in
Read more.
Dogwood. The next named Open edX release.
The Dogwood named release, being the 4th release of the open edX platform by edX, is planned to be out
Read more.
Open edX conference 2015
The second official Open edX conference will be held in Wellesley College in Massachusets in October 12th and 13th, 2015.
Read more.
Cypress, the newest Open edX named release
edX has recently announced the newest release of Open edX under the name Cypress. This new release is already deployed
Read more.
Birch. the second named Open edX release.
The new tree species in the Open edX named release space is called Birch. This one was first released on
Read more.
Open edX con 2014
On November 18th – 19th 2014 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the team encharged of the Open edX community hosted the first
Read more.
Open edX hackathon 2014
After the 2014 Open edX Conference, edX organized a two day Hackathon to get the community to work together with
Read more.
Open edX named releases
Aspen, First named Open edX release
In order to make it easier for people in the Open edX community to collaborate and share knowledge over the
Read more.
Open edX Datajam 2013
In December 2013 the State Department hosted alongside with Harvard, MIT and edX a meeting to propose ideas for using
Read more.