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Joe Donnelly December 17, 2014 SCORM Engine/LMS

We've just released a new version of SCORM Engine (2014.1)!  This version includes a number of improvements that make this one of the most robust upgrades in the history of the SCORM Engine, so you definitely want to think about getting your application updated to use 2014.1.  If you are ready to start talking upgrade, go ahead and contact us or just shoot us a message if you have any questions!

Here are some of the highlights:

1.  It's SCORM and Tin Can conformant!  The new Tin Can (xAPI) Conformance Test Suite from ADL includes hundreds of tests to assess LRS conformance.  Rest assured, SCORM Engine 2014 passes them all.

2.  Engine supports Recipes!  It automatically indexes incoming Tin Can API statements using these Recipes' specifications, making Tin Can even simpler.

3.  It's even faster than before.  We've made significant database improvements for increased speed and overall performance.

4.  Improved Tin Can implementation with focus on performance

5.  Tin Can conformance bug fixes (see #1)

6.  Added Postgres V3 support

7.  Improved Oracle performance

8.  Improved DB Retry support

9.  Fixed XSS vulnerabilities found in security audit

Where can you find more information?

For more top-level technical details on the new release, visit the Documentation page or contact us.

Tammy Rutherford May 1, 2014 SCORM Cloud / Dispatch

Great news! You can create a Dispatch of a Tin Can course. Here's how you can make it happen:

 

1. From your "Library" page, select the Tin Can course/s you want to create Dispatches for (yes, you can select more than 1 at a time if they are both going to the same Client LMS)

2. Click on the "Dispatch" button 

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3. Follow the instructions on setting up the Dispatch.

4. Download the Dispatch file to save it locally. 

5. Provide Dispatch file to your clients for them to load into their LMS- just like any other SCORM 1.2 file.

 

Voila! Tin Can courses now launching from a SCORM LMS. Tin Can statements are stored in your Cloud LRS. SCORM data is reported back to the client LMS.

Tammy Rutherford September 10, 2013 Tin Can API / Webinars/ Presentations/ Resources

We get a lot of questions about how Tin Can API statements should be structured and used. We thought we'd help folks out with some resources on how to  use Tin Can the right way.  Our very own Brian Miller has basically been writing a book about the anatomy of a Tin Can statement.  We've broken it down for you- there's a lot here, so take your time and get to know Tin Can

 

Tin Can API Statement Deep Dive Series

 

 

 

Tammy Rutherford June 12, 2013 Tin Can API / Tin Can API + SCORM Cloud

If you use the SCORM Cloud application a lot, you may have noticed a new tab that we just added to the interface- LRS. While SCORM Cloud has had Tin Can support for quite awhile, it wasn't always easy fo know where to go to see the statements housed in your SCORM Cloud hosted LRS. Now, we've made it much easier to do a bunch of cool stuff with Tin Can in SCORM Cloud. And it supports Tin Can 1.0!

What's in the LRS section of SCORM Cloud?

This is your window to the Tin Can API world. Here, you can discover the Tin Can LRS endpoints available to your account, give activity providers access to these endpoints, and view the Tin Can statements that have been stored in your LRS.

LRS Endpoints

Each application in your SCORM Cloud account has it's own unique endpoint.  Any registrations launched from these applications (SCORM or Tin Can) will send Tin Can statements to that endpoint/ LRS. 

Activity Providers

This is the area where you can give an activity provider the ability to send statements to your LRS. Just click the "add provider" button, and a new instance will be added. Edit the "label" to keep yourself organized. Choose basic auth or OAuth, depending on what authentication type your activity provider is using. Now you can use your Cloud LRS to accept statements from anywhere, in a secure and “real-world usable” way. All of the things that couldn’t be done before due to security/authentication issues can be done now.

LRS Viewer

See all of the Tin Can statements that have been sent to your LRS. Filter statements to see only the ones you care about, and export them to take them to another LRS. Click on a statement to see the raw statement data.
Have questions about using Tin Can? Drop us a note at info@tincanapi.com or check out TinCanAPI.com for prototypes and resources to help get started. 

 

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