Sakai 12.0 is released!

(This blog post is taken from an announcement by Neal Caidin the Sakai Community Coordinator)

Congratulations amazing worldwide community!

Our community wiki has both functional [1] and technical [2] release notes.

Download instructions are also available of course [3] .

Several of the top changes include:

  • Improved look and feel. New skin. More attractive and functional.
  • Improved responsive design, better performance on mobile devices.
  • Gradebook – performance enhancements, plus a number of minor interface improvements such as progressive rendering of student grades for large classes, and a new feature which allows instructors to view and adjust final grade distribution.
  • Assignments – Refactoring of Assignments tool. Makes Assignments more maintainable and easier to enhance.
  • Lessons has a new optional subpage left menu navigation feature. In addition, a number of useful enhancements such as a forums widget, announcements widget, calendar widget, resources widget, and personalization of text.
  • Test and Quizzes (Samigo) – Extended delivery of assessments for select individuals and groups.
  • Chat tool – updated interface.
  • Pluggable ContentReview which contains 4 plagiarism detection integrations.
  • Standards – support for IMS Content Item, including a “shopping cart” ubiquitously available in the rich text editor.
  • Accessibility improvements.

[1] Functional release notes –

[2] Technical Release notes –

[3] Download instructions –