BigBlueButton 1.0 released with new polling, emoticons and improved video dock @bigbluebutton

May 18th, 2016

BigBlueButton, the most popular open source web conferencing system for online learning, has been updated to a new version 1.0 with improved features.

In a recent announcement on the BigBlueButton project blog, the BBN team announced the release of the new stable version after testing the beta version for more than 6 months. Read More

MoodleMoot Canada – BigBlueButton roadmap by Frederick Dixon #mootca15

January 16th, 2016

Frederick Dixon, the product manager for BigBlueButton, the open source web conferencing system for on-line learning, presented about the future roadmap for BigBlueButton during the recent MoodleMoot Canada 2015 (#mootca15).

During the presentation Fred presented about how BBN works with Moodle and provide emphasis on current and planned features of BigBlueButton. The upcoming features include – HTML5, WebRTC, fullscreen mode, shared whiteboard, shared notes, closed captioning, synchronized video playback and breakout rooms. Read More

Adobe Flash will be continued with PoodLL for sometime

July 19th, 2015

Since Adobe flash is again in news because of a security threat that has Firefox blocking it and Facebook calling for its death, so what is going to happen with our popular PoodLL plugin and Flash?

Justin Hunt (the PoodLL guy) has posted on his PoodLL blog about the continued support for flash for sometime with moving to webrtc (html5 recording) in time for PoodLL 3 this year. Read More

BigBlueButton 0.9.0 released

May 11th, 2015

BigBlueutton, the most popular open source web conferencing system for on-line learning with deep integration with Moodle has been upgraded to a new version 0.9.0 which is their twelfth release to date.

The current release of the BigBlueButton is a major step towards of the goal of BigBlueButton i.e. every student with a web browser should have access to a high-quality on-line learning experience. Read More

WebRTC Experiments module updated for Moodle 2.7 & 2.8

April 10th, 2015

WebRTC Experiments is an activity module maintained by Daniel Neis Araujo, which allows people on your Moodle site to interact more freely. It uses the code from to implement an activity module for Moodle.

The current version fixes a bug with scales. As this module does not use grades, it is now disabled. Read More