Scaling an Open edX platform can become unwieldy. Let’s take a look at how Terraform can help you maintain control of everything inside your AWS account
The rapid adoption of Tutor as a build and deployment solution for Open edX has also opened the door to using Kubernetes. But what is Kubernetes and what problem does it solve for an Open edX platform? Well, plenty! Read on to see what, why, and how you can begin
Tutor, Github Actions and AWS Elastic Container Registry are a powerful trio of tools for creating an automated CI process to build and register your custom Open edX Docker image, and automating the entire process is easy.
Tutor provides a powerful and easy to use set of tools for advanced configuration of your Open edX installation. Lets take a closer look at how you can automate your entire Open edX deployment process using Github Actions workflows.
Learn the right way to combine Django and ReactJS. This article includes links to a public repository with a fully documented, fully-functional reference project that you can setup in less than an hour and run in your local dev environment using Docker.
Learn how to customize Google Workbox’s default behavior for a service worker in your React app. This articles explains how to modify the behavior of the service worker life cycle, enabling fully automated updates of your app in the background. Includes a bonus section with a React Bootstrap component alert
Open edX courseware leverages two powerful technologies for locating and interacting with course content, both of which were developed internally. Opaque Keys describe the location of course content both in terms of browser access via url as well as internally in the application source code. XBlocks generically describe individual units
Since at least August-2020 it’s become possible to implement custom code for the Open edX platform without forking the edx-platform repository. Not only is it possible but it’s considered best practice to organize both your custom code as well as any platform modifications into separate pip-installable projects. This article, which
The Open edX platform code base includes a comprehensive set of REST API’s that cover everything from viewing the course catalogue, to managing users, to administering your e-commerce system, and more. This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to enable and interact with this powerful set of API’s that you
WordPress is a fast and highly effective platform for hosting a REST API for a variety of use cases, especially if your API endpoints serve content like images or filterable, categorized blocks of text. This step-by-step guide demonstrates how to implement a production-ready REST API in only a few hours,