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"No" and "No", but not "Never"

Blog Post created by mkauffman on Mar 6, 2019

I just had a couple of great questions come in. After discussing with product management, here are the answers as of the date of this blog post. (Can you guess?)

 

Question: I want to move courses from one Bb instance to another, programmatically.  Assuming I have course exports from the source instance, is there an API to create courses in the target instance?

Answer: No

 

Question: Is there an API call to export an IMS Common Cartridge from a course.

Answer: No

 

More detail: Exporting and importing Common Cartridge data via REST APIs are not currently on the 2019 roadmap.

 

If you have a need for the above, head on over to https://community.blackboard.com/community/developers/learn/rest/pages/rest-api-ideas and rally your fellow developers around these. We may say "no", but not "never"*.

 

*Statements regarding our product development initiatives, including new products and future product upgrades, updates or enhancements represent our current intentions, but may be modified, delayed or abandoned without prior notice and there is no assurance that such offering, upgrades, updates or functionality will become available unless and until they have been made generally available to our customers.

 

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