The New Open edX "Birch", Just Released, Contains 130,000 New Lines of Code

The Open edX “Birch” version has finally been released!

EdX explained that “between Aspen and Birch, we changed almost 2,500 files, removing almost 90,000 lines and adding over 130,000 new ones”.

This “Birch” release contains several new features for students, course staff, and developers.
These are the main ones:

All the documentation is here.

The next version, “Cypress”, will be released in three or four months.