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Announcing the OpenMRS Distributions Program

As OpenMRS has matured over the last decade, we have seen more and more applications built on top of our platform. We’re thrilled with this continued development and to further support it, we’d like to introduce the OpenMRS Distributions Program. Distributions are an important part of the OpenMRS ecosystem, as they provide targeted functions and […]

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Recovering from Heartbleed

Friday, 11 April 2014 If you’ve followed the news from this past week, you may have heard about the “Heartbleed” security issue that’s affected a large part of the Internet. I wanted to take a few moments to update you about what we’ve done to recover from this issue and protect the data of contributors […]

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OpenMRS Book Sprinting

Today there exists three books that did not exist a week ago. That’s the result of a good book sprint. The Google Summer of Code Doc Camp provided an opportunity for open source projects to each write a book better documenting their software with the help of a few “free-agent” documentation specialists. This year, OpenMRS […]

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OpenMRS Licensing Moves to MPLv2

Background In the process of upgrading the software license for OpenMRS, it seems like a good time to review how we got here and why we’re changing our license.  Here’s a brief history of OpenMRS Licensing: 2004 – OpenMRS is born as an informal collaboration between Regenstrief & Partners In Health starting with a data model, […]

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OpenMRS Migration to GitHub

At a glance: OpenMRS is moving the code from our SVN server to a new Git repository on GitHub. If you have the openmrs code checked out on your machine, you will have to make the switch! See Using Git. OpenMRS code has been self-hosted on a Subversion server for the last 7 years. That […]

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