The following information reflects what is new in the edX Platform as of 22 April 2015.
With the release of the Profiles feature, the information in course data
packages will change. The
auth_userprofile table includes two new columns,
profile_image_uploaded_at. Additionally, data packages will
include a new
student_languageproficiency table. For more information, see
the User Info and Learner Progress Data section in the edX Research
Discussion posts exceeding a certain length or containing numerous equations were not rendering LaTeX expressions. This issue has been resolved. (TNL-1902)
For more information, see the edX Learner’s Guide.
In the Problems, Exercises, and Tools section, a new column in the tables indicates the level of support that edX provides for each exercise or tool.
The following features are now available for the edX mobile app on iPhones.
These features are also available in the edX mobile app for Android smartphones. For more information, see If You Use the edX Mobile App.
course_end) were added to the course enrollment API. (ECOM-1411)
user_message_URLfield. Previously, only the path was returned, which could result in errors. (ECOM-1430)
In ORA assignments, learners could no longer view their submissions after they received a grade for the assignment. This issue has been resolved. (TNL-2000)
Course teams can now upload video transcripts for video components in either Simplified Chinese or Traditional Chinese. For more information, see Working with Video Components.
The Advanced Settings page for video components includes a renamed field, Video ID. Previously, this field was named EdX Video ID. For more information, see Working with Video Components.
If course teams define either one or both of the Video Start Time and Video Stop Time values, learners no longer have the option to override those values and watch the entire video file. Only the segment of the video file that is delimited by your specified start and stop times plays.
The Video Start Time or Video Stop Time does not apply to videos that are downloaded or viewed using the native mobile app. Learners who use the mobile app can play the entire video file.
A typographical error in the template filename for Math Expression Input
problems has been corrected.
Formularesponse.yaml is now correctly