• Live, Automatic Captions in Collaborate?

    Does anyone happen to know if there are plans for live, automatic captioning in Collaborate Ultra? I know that we can currently add captions to a recording and/or us a live manual captioner, but other web-conferencing...
    last modified by aauthier
  • LTI Course content tool placement can’t have both deep linking and grading checked

    We are trying to make an LTI Tool Provider for embedding content via ContentItemSelection that should support grading as well. Since version 3400.1.0 it seems that this should be possible if you use placement type Cou...
    last modified by degeorgieva
  • LTI Tool Provider Disabled Error

    Hi there,   I am trying to test my LTI tool provider on Blackboard Learn (it is the developer AMI (version 3500.9.0). It is a content item message type of provider. I successfully setup a placement and was able ...
    last modified by bpaddock
  • EnrollmentPersister throwing PersistenceException after upgrading to SaaS

    Inside our custom building block we are trying to update a user's enrolment availability and role but we are receiving the following exception while saving the record:   "blackboard.persist.PersistenceException...
    last modified by cg0079143
  • Developer Communication/Listserv?

    Hi all, was wondering if there is a regular communication feed or listserv specifically for Blackboard devs? I would like to keep up-to-date on APIs, B2's, developer-specific webinars, and general best-practices/exper...
    last modified by cz0070476
  • How to add LTI 2 at BB Learn System Admin panel?

    It should be here according to the Help, but I see no link...
    last modified by komarovv
  • Assignment with 0 possible points

    I've an assignment that's configured with 0 points possible on the assignment. This assignment is linked to an external tool via LTI.   If the grade sent back to blackboard for this assignment via LTI is 0, the ...
    last modified by darshitthakkar
  • Course archive request via API?  Course restore from uploaded Archive.ZIP file?  I'm currently driving Selenium webdriver via python but would prefer a 'clean' method to automate FULL course archive requests and restore from an archive file

    I have Bb SaaS environment so I miss my ability to Archive and Restore courses via command-line...    We have three SaaS sites:   LIVE, STAGE ( periodic clone of LIVE ) , and test ( empty shell )...
    last modified by dl0055113
  • REST API - Getting Student ID with GC Column Attempts

    We are working on our first REST API to get all attempts from a specific Grade Center column in a specific course. So we are using the "/learn/api/public/v2/courses/{courseId}/gradebook/columns/{columnId}/attempts" AP...
    last modified by jeffrey.ries
  • connect to oracle database via MS Access

    Hi, tipically I use Oracle SQL Developer for connecting to ASR (we are in MH).   Some of you use MS Access? Do you know how to setup ODBC?
    created by sc0076439
  • 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...
    last modified by kb0045564
  • Troubleshooting /blti/launch.jsp

    I have an older building block that wraps some custom logic around LTI launches.  After the MH Bb instance was upgraded to v3400, the building block stopped working.  After reviewing the code, there's a fair...
    last modified by cbeach
  • Iframes in BB Ultra

    Hi,   Through some experimentation I've managed to add an iframe into our pilot version of Ultra. I used the following markup (based on the markup created by Blackboard for YouTube and Vimeo embedding):   ...
    created by rhering
  • Building blocks and Ultra courses

    In a blog post last month, Mark Kauffman commented that "B2 content can be surfaced in an Original course on an Ultra Nav-enabled system, but not in an Ultra course".  However, I have been experimenting with usin...
    last modified by vickers.stephen
  • Q2 2018: LTI System Tool?

    Hi All,   I was trying out one of the new features with LTI tool placement, being able to make an LTI System tool.   However, after I created the LTI tool placement as System tool, I don't see it as a choi...
    last modified by goh.ian
  • LTI Content Wrapper

    Hello,   We have an LTI integration that works in a staging environment running Release 3300.0.4-rel.65+9afd532. In production, we’re running Release 3300.0.3-rel.41+a9e64de, but the identical setup in stag...
    last modified by alex@hifyre.com
  • Connect to external data base

    Hello, I am building a building block that needs to connect to an external data base. I tested the code on my machine using tomcat server, and it is working correctly. But, when i upload it to the server i get this me...
    last modified by mohamed95
  • Why can an authenticated student return information about other users from the API?

    I'm hitting this endpoint, /learn/api/public/v1/users/, with a bearer token obtained via the OAuth code flow. The token is for a student user. However, when I hit this endpoint the information returns pertaisn to othe...
    last modified by chrishawl
  • Using the SOAP WS API, how can I get the assignment date and possible points?

    Hello, I'm using the SOAP Action getFilteredContent to retrieve the assignment. However, the response is something like the following XML:   <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?><soapenv:Envelope xmln...
    created by jm0050880
  • permission to create file

    Hello, I am building a B2 that needs to creat a file in the host os.What are the required permissions that i need to give the the B2?? best regards.
    last modified by mohamed95