• Start Bundling & Linking to 3rd Party Java Libraries

    This is a follow on to the recent blog post about HttpClient .jar files. I'm writing because another vendor was using the Axis libraries we had in the classpath pre 3700.5.0. Those are gone too.   Always bundle ...
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    created by mkauffman
  • NOTICE! No More HttpClient 3.x In Learn 3700.5.0 and Later

    I'm writing this to inform B2 developers that Blackboard has removed the Apache Commons HttpClient 3.x library from /usr/local/blackboard/systemlib in Blackboard Learn 3700.5.0. We are using HttpClient 4.x in Learn ve...
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  • An Ultra Course Won't Accept HTML In My REST API Call

    If you're getting a 400 response from a REST API call to add a string to Ultra content with the message: "Could not read document: Invalid Blackboard Markup found in..." it's because Ultra restricts input to only...
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    created by eschramke
  • Blackboard Learn Development/Test Environments Available to Partners

    There are four options available for getting Learn Test/Development systems:   Option 1 - Shared SaaS Systems for partners. There are 4. 2 Ultra Nav, 2 Original. 2 on SaaS client-test. 2 on SaaS production. File ...
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  • [Tech Webinar] The Changing Learning Management System Landscape

    [Tech Webinar] The Changing Learning Management System Landscape Hosted by Eduventures and Blackboard   The education ecosystem is undergoing rapid change as institutions look to leverage actionable data to driv...
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  • [Tech Webinar] The Changing Learning Management System Landscape

    [Tech Webinar] The Changing Learning Management System Landscape Hosted by Eduventures and Blackboard   The education ecosystem is undergoing rapid change as institutions look to leverage actionable data to driv...
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    created by mkauffman
  • This Is the Partner Community Blog

    On this Blog space we'll post upcoming events and webinars that should be of interest to Blackboard Partners. This post is the first of many!
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  • Money Matters: "Students are more likely to graduate from colleges that cost more and spend more" -Implications for federal funding practices for state schools and LMS purchasing

    The professors found that when institutions charged higher tuition rates and academic-related fees than other institutions, and their instructional and student-related expenses were larger than those at other institut...
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    created by msexton
  • Current News

    Q4 2106/3100.0 is out. A big change is an upgrade from Tomcat 7 to Tomcat 8. Be certain to test early and often!
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