The tCRIL Organization Releases Nutmeg, the 14th Version of the Open edX Platform

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The Center for Reimagining Learning (tCRIL) — the MIT’s and Harvard University’s non-profit organization that manages the Open edX software and its community — released the 14th version of the platform, called Nutmeg.

This release spans changes in the code of the edX platform — used at edx.org — from October 15, 2021, to April 11, 2022. The code was cut on April 12, 2022.

To date, Open edX releases have been Maple, Lilac, Koa, Juniper, Ironwood, Hawthorn, Ginkgo, Ficus, Eucalyptus, Dogwood, Cypress, Birch, and Aspen.

The next one will be Olive. It will be released on December 9th, 2022. The open-release/olive.master branches will be created two months earlier, on October 10th.

In a blog post this month, Sarina Canelake, an Open edX engineer, detailed some of the new features, deprecations, removals, and security updates to the code, including overhauls on Tutor.

The release notes feature additional breaking changes.

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