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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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OpenMRS 1.7 Now Available

With our thanks and support to the worldwide OpenMRS development community, we are happy to announce that OpenMRS 1.7 is now available for download. If you’d like to try it out first, take a look at our online demo. The latest version of OpenMRS offers increased stability and several new features, including: Problem lists and […]

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OpenMRS 1.5.0 Released!

1.5 is packed with new features! Simplified upgrades Simplified initial startup and deployment Ability to store large “complex” observations Better support for UTF-8 characters Improved memory management Automatic UUIDs added for all objects/rows A larger and more detailed list of features can be found on the release notes page. To upgrade from 1.3/1.4 to 1.5, […]

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Mini OpenMRS Conference in Haiti

On June 24-25, 2009, Hospital Albert Schweitzer, in Deschapelles Haiti, is planning to host a mini OpenMRS Implementers Conference. They are doing this specifically for Visitation Hospital in Petite Riviere de Nippes, to help them get setup to run OpenMRS. They wanted to invite anyone else (primarily those in Haiti) who are interested to participate, […]

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