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Alberto Ruiz
Hello,   I want to share my work in a tool we have developed, and after removing the custom parts for the costumer, open to the community.   I think the development is useful not just as a tool to show a enrolled students roster with their name, email and Social Profile photo, but as a template or foundation for other projects.   It´s a clean… (Show more)
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mkauffman
Please read carefully. Your integration will break in SaaS if you have issues caused by hard-coded use of BBLEARN and bb_bb60. Though the title is a bit-overdramatic and BBLEARN and bb_bb60 will still be around on self-hosted and managed-hosted systems, they are gone in SaaS.   BBLEARN are bb_bb60 are the schema names used on many self and… (Show more)
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cf26721
I have a building block I wrote against Q2 2016, and with some assistance from our great developer community, I had found that I couldn't simply close the connection using con.close(), but I had to use ConnectionManager.ReleaseDefaultConnection(con) to actually close the connection.  My building block has been working great in Q2 2016, but now… (Show more)
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rs0048203
I can not easily find any documentation about Q4 2016 JVM recommended options. Any advice?
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scott.hurrey
Building Blocks often require the means to store data specific to their function. This was often accomplished using local flat files stored in the Building Block directory or by utilizing an external database. Neither solution was desirable from a scalability or performance perspective, and certainly limited the sharing of solutions due to…
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bruce.phillips
We currently use the command line SnapShot utility to create/update our 28,000+ blackboard users.   My Blackboard administrator told me that the next release of Blackboard will no longer support SnapShot.   I understand we can switch to using SIS Integration using the Flat File.   My IT Manager  wants me to also research more real time… (Show more)
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simon.sutcliffe
Hi all,   First attempt was:   We're in the process of attempting to convert a number of custom java building blocks into LTI modules instead.  Does anyone know of a method of passing the current Observed user through via LTI?  As far as I can tell thus far there is no variable for that parameter.   Second attempt:   In reality I assume that's… (Show more)
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scott.hurrey
Blackboard now provides a preconfigured VirtualBox virtual machine to help developers quickly test and validate your Building Blocks. This article will help with setting up your developer environment to use the VM.   Important Note: You are downloading a Blackboard Learn Developer Virtual Machine instance (the “Bb Virtual Machine”) containing the…
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rs0048203
Q42016 CU3 Custom B2 works on Development Environment does not work on Integration Environment(after recent promotion). On Integration Enviroment where Custom B2 does not work, get 'ClassNotFoundException Could not load class from any of the allowed classloaders' in tomcat stdout log. Based on the error messages below, the loadClass method of… (Show more)
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