• My Application Stoped Being Able to Make Calls to the Learn Server! (Hint: TLS & Ciphers)

    Recently we had a report that an application running on a partner's server was no longer able to send requests to Blackboard's Learn servers. They were SOAP requests - which is being deprecated - but that wasn't the i...
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  • Don't Miss - Wed, May 1, Developing an LTI 1.3/Advantage Presentation

    On April 10, 2019, Eric Preston, Blackboard's resident LTI expert, spoke with us in Technical Office Hours. He gave us an overview of LTI technology. Watch recording in Bb Collaborate.   On May 1, 2019, Eri...
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  • Where are the B2 logs in SaaS? What happened to Kibana?

    I've been getting multiple inquires about finding log files in SaaS. As of 3600.0.0, Kibana is no longer available in SaaS. READ: https://blackboard.secure.force.com/btbb_articleview?id=kA41O000000Cgaa  ...
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  • Dynamic Rendering with Template Variables

    Template variables allow for integration with other systems by exposing information about the user's context in a way that makes creating URLs to pass information to these systems easy.   Template variables are ...
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  • How Do I Find An Installer For An Older Version Of Learn?

    Here's how. Watch this video.
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  • BECOME AN OFFICIAL BLACKBOARD PARTNER!

    While our Open Innovation Initiative (OII) is FREE to any developers and provides access to the Blackboard Learn AMI for REST and LTI development, API limits apply and Behind the Blackboard support access is not provi...
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  • Getting Started With Building Blocks

    Developing extensions for Learn requires a development environment. Your development environment refers to (1) the development workstation on which you will be doing your development work - the actual coding, compilin...
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  • Building Block API Documentation

    You can view these documentation packages directly in HTML using the following links. You can also download the packages and access earlier versions of these documents through Behind the Blackboard on the Download Fil...
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  • Building Blocks API Overview

    Building Blocks are capable of fulfilling predominantly, but not exclusively two scenarios: Plugging-in additional or enhanced functionality to the core Blackboard product Bridging the Blackboard product to an exter...
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  • Learn Installation Requirements for Self-hosted Microsoft Systems

    This page documents several requirements for those who are installing Learn on the Microsoft platform. The individual doing the install MUST read, complete any required action, and check off each item on this page. Th...
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  • Getting Started - For Beginners

    I'm writing this as we've had a few questions from developers come in who have never written a Web Application in their life. I hope this helps.   First, get up to speed on developing web applications. A Google ...
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  • thin common cartridge

    Does Blackboard support the thin version of the common cartridge? Where can I find information on how to import a thin common cartridge and set up the Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) consumer key and shared secret?
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  • How to add LTI 2 at BB Learn System Admin panel?

    It should be here according to the Help, but I see no link...
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  • Many Uses of Behind the Blackboard - Happy New Year

    Once in a while a question comes in about where to find information on Behind the Blackboard. For example a case just came in asking if Q4 2018 is out and if so, where to find the download. If you're having difficulty...
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  • trouble getting started with the Grades Journey building block

    I am trying to set up Blackboard Grades Journey (in a SaaS environment, if that makes a difference) and hit two roadblocks - probably some really simple "newbie" mistakes I am making.   I (tried to) configured t...
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  • Introduction to OpenDB

    In the summer of 2010, Blackboard made good on a commitment for platform openness by publishing details about the database structures that power the Blackboard Learn platform. Our Open Database initiative provides you...
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  • Alpha Sort Catalogue Listings

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    We would like to see Course Names appearing in Alphabetical order when they first appear within Course Learning Event Catalogues.   Courses listed in Catalogues are currently sorted numerically by Course ID. We ...
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  • Getting Started With Building Blocks, but need LMS access

    Greetings! Noob question here. I'm interested in experimenting with the blackboard building blocks API, but I don't have a blackboard LMS instance to work with because I'm not part of an educational institution that u...
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  • Cannot coursesites allow changes in how participants are referred?

    Can coursesites allow changes in how participants are referred in inception email and generally on the course sites forum – including where list of participants and role assignment is displayed? "Students" seems...
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  • Why not enable an easier method of feedback that is to share idea on Coursesites when ideas/ limitations are to be pointed out?

    If I am not experiencing a problem but only want to share some idea with developers of Coursesites – then too the process is complex. I do not understand anything in software/ hardware and even coursesites I am ...
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