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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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Developer Talk: Finding Unused Message Keys

Ben Wolfe is a core developer for OpenMRS. This information has been cross-posted from his blog. Over time the messages in our Spring message.properties files grow stale. When a developer updates/changes code he/she doesn’t necessarily go to the messages.properties and remove all the keys that they removed from code. This has no detrimental effect on […]

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