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Migrating OpenMRS to use Artifactory and Bintray

By | 2017-05-08T11:02:03+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

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 artifacts. [...]


By | 2017-05-08T11:09:26+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Releases, Uncategorized|Tags: |

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 that [...]

Thanks to Security PS

By | 2017-02-09T17:09:01+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Organization, Uncategorized|

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 made [...]

Announcing the OpenMRS Distributions Program

By | 2016-10-14T20:11:03+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Categories: Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

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 content [...]

Recovering from Heartbleed

By | 2014-04-11T17:24:39+00:00 April 11th, 2014|Categories: Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

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 and [...]

OpenMRS Book Sprinting

By | 2013-10-23T19:25:55+00:00 October 23rd, 2013|Categories: Developer Talk, Events, OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

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 joined [...]

OpenMRS Licensing Moves to MPLv2

By | 2013-04-04T00:00:40+00:00 April 4th, 2013|Categories: Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

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, some [...]

OpenMRS Migration to GitHub

By | 2012-08-15T20:15:10+00:00 August 15th, 2012|Categories: Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

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 will [...]

Developer Talk: Finding Unused Message Keys

By | 2011-01-06T20:25:03+00:00 January 6th, 2011|Categories: Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

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