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.
always_recalculate_grades, which was not used in any active XBlocks, and caused performance issues when set to True. (TNL-4453)
Open edX platform users who have installed the E-Commerce service can now create coupons to give their learners discounts on courses that have fees. Coupons can be single-user or multi-user and can be valid for just one course or for multiple courses.
For more information, see Create and Manage Coupons in the Installing, Configuring, and Running the Open edX Platform guide.