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Sakai Roadmap

The next major release, Sakai 2.6, is anticipated to include the functionality listed below that is expected to be completed by Code Freeze on or around

. A Feature Freeze to help solidify the list of functionality and focus final development efforts will occur two months prior to Code Freeze, on or around
.

What's in Sakai 2.6?

Jira Tasks scheduled to be fixed for Sakai 2.6:

(If you don't see something important to you below, also check out What's not likely to be in 2.6?, and consider pitching-in.)

Also note additional functionality that maybe included in a demo version of 2.6, (e.g., Provisional tools enabled, Contrib tools integrated).

Cross-Project Activities

Tools

Services and Framework

(Note: Many of the services listed below, but not all, have been re-organized into a "kernel" package for Sakai 2.6.)

What's not likely to be in Sakai 2.6?

These items were originally slated for 2.6 and/or have had lots of interest expressed; however, resources aren't likely available to finish them in time for 2.6 at this point. If you're able to pitch-in and help out on any of these, please let me know.

Tools

Sakai 2.6 Demo Release

The Sakai 2.6 demo release is not packaged for production use, and is only intended as a demonstration platform for the variety of additional functionality that can be added to Sakai. All Provisional tools will be enabled by default in the demo release. The following is a tentative list of what may be included in such a demo version for Sakai 2.6:

Cross-Project Activities

Tools

Future Plans

These are plans with tentative deliverable targets, looking towards a 2.7 and/or 3.0 release (and beyond). See further below for plans that do not yet have an estimated delivery date, and may or may not get completed, depending on interest and available resources.

Cross-Project Activities

Area

Timeline

Description

Contacts

 

 

 

 

Tools

Area

Timeline

Description

Contacts

(Contrib) Assignments2

mid 2009

  • Using a JSON approach for rapid UI development.
  • UX goals: simplicity of screens, clarity of workflow, design for large class tasks as well as small.

Indiana, Georgia Tech

Gradebook

late 2008

Calculating letter grades

Indiana

SENRG

September 2008

Clean-up code and place it in Contrib SVN repository. Currently focused on improving the UX: the notebook browser is now a collapsible hierarchy, and the tool has improved keyboard accessibility. Also adding onto existing documentation.

(Contrib) Solo (Off-line Sakai)

early 2009

  • First official release (post-pilot phase)
  • Enables users to work offline and to synchronize announcements, resource and Melete e-guides when they next connect on-line.

Louis Botha

Services

Area

Timeline

Description

Contacts

 

 

 

 

Kernel

Area

Timeline

Description

Contacts

General

mid 2009

A "K2" kernel release that brings all the components of the kernel into a single jar, which will require major re-factoring of the code.

University of Cambridge, Ian Boston

General Future Plans

These are features and functionality that folks are working on (or plan to start work on) for which they do not have a good estimate for completion at this time.

Associated Projects' Roadmaps