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Cynthia Antwi joins the OpenMRS Community as Technical Project Manager

Hello OpenMRS community! We are thrilled to introduce Cynthia Antwi as the new Lead Technical Project Manager. Cynthia brings an impressive set of technical project management skills to the community and, with the support of OpenMRS Inc., will have her full time dedicated to serve and oversee the technical project management needs for the OpenMRS

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Woot! Monitoring and alerting for our infrastructure, powered by Datadog

I’m proud to announce we now have comprehensive monitoring and alerting for the machines running our community services, thanks to Datadog!   In order to run community services (e.g. talk, issue tracker, wiki, OpenMRS ID, Continuous Integration, test servers, etc…) we have a fleet of around 20 machines maintained by infrastructure volunteers. Until now, we’ve had

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Migrating OpenMRS to use Artifactory and Bintray

The OpenMRS maven repository, which is used daily by every OpenMRS developer, was migrated to Artifactory Cloud over a month ago. It was possible thanks to a generous contribution from the JFrog company letting us use a free cloud instance. Artifactory is a repository for various software artifacts, but we use it mainly for maven build

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OpenMRS SDK

OpenMRS SDK is a tool created for OpenMRS developers to help them be more productive when working on OpenMRS core and modules. It includes features like setting up, running and debugging servers, creating modules, building distributions as docker images, fetching code, making pull requests and many more. Almost 8 months passed since the OpenMRS SDK 3.0 release. Over

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OpenMRS SDK

OpenMRS SDK is a tool created for OpenMRS developers to help them be more productive when working on OpenMRS core and modules. It includes features like setting up, running and debugging servers, creating modules, building distributions as docker images, fetching code, making pull requests and many more. Almost 8 months passed since the OpenMRS SDK 3.0 release. Over

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Thanks to Security PS

OpenMRS wants to publicly acknowledge and thank Security PS, an enterprise security consulting company, for their recent work with OpenMRS. Security PS donated time to enhance the security of OpenMRS. Their application security experts found and privately reported software security weaknesses to the OpenMRS team. The development team have analyzed Security PS’s results and have

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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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Implementers' Conference 2022

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