The following information summarizes what is new in the edX platform this week.
The edX engineering wiki Release Pages provide detailed information about every change made to the edx-platform GitHub repository. If you are interested in additional information about every change in a release, create a user account for the wiki and review the dated release pages.
Various accessibility enhancements were made in the LMS.
Version 2.6.2 of the edX app for Android is now available. This version of the mobile app allows learners to browse edX courses without creating an edX account and without logging in. Learners can register for an edX account or sign in from the about page for any course. Other improvements in this version include accessibility fixes to the video player.
You can download the free Android edX mobile app from Google Play.
For answers to frequently asked questions about the mobile app, see the If You Use the edX Mobile App section in the EdX Learner’s Guide, or, for Open edX installations, see the If You Use the edX Mobile App section in the Open edX Learner’s Guide.
The edX UX Pattern Library has been updated with various enhancements, including color options and contrast, and button styling. For a complete list of updates, see https://github.com/edx/ux-pattern-library/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md