I’m happy to announce that Scoold Pro is now integrated with Microsoft Teams! Everyone who owns an active Scoold Pro license will get the new feature in the next release. All instances running on Scoold Cloud will also be updated and will benefit from the new integration. This was a highly-requested feature and it honestly took more time than I anticipated but the end result is great. Teams is the third enterprise chat application which gets an offical Scoold integration, after Slack and Mattermost. All three support a similar feature set.
We’re happy to announce the availability of Scoold Cloud - the official hosting for Scoold Pro. We’ve been working on it for the past few months and we can’t wait for you to try it out. Now you can easily deploy a Scoold Pro server in the cloud. Scaling and upgrades are handled by us, leaving you to focus on your community. When used in combination with our serverless backend, Para, Scoold Cloud offers a simple and efficient solution for knowledge sharing within your organization, with zero maintainance.
Over the past year or so we’ve added a number of new features and integrations to Scoold and Para. In particular, Scoold has received hundreds of bug fixes and dozens of pull requests on GitHub. The community has been quite active with feature requests and suggestions. We’re also happy to report that profits from Scoold Pro are increasing and we’re proud to have several large clients, like Cisco, IBM and DBS Bank, who have successfully deployed it in production.
With the release of Para
1.32.0 we’ve introduced support for webhooks for all apps. This feature is available now
on ParaIO.com as well. This is very good news for everyone who wants to integrate Para with
external services. It makes Para even more flexible and enables you to have near real-time notifications for events
delete for any object type you choose.
Over the past couple of months we’ve been busy maintaining Para and Scoold and a few patches have been released. The changes are minor and are mostly related to dependency upgrades. A few minor bugs have been fixed as well. Scoold has received some much welcome pull requests with translations from our awesome contributors. It is now available in 12 different languages!
I’ve assembled a list of the top open source Q&A platforms that are currently available. The list contains only projects which are in active development and have a working demo site. There are a few similar blog posts out there but they’re quite outdated. Most of the projects listed below are inspired by Stack Overflow which is in fact the most popular community for questions and answers related to programming. Please, bear in mind that the list is not ordered in any way.
We are happy to announce the availability of Scoold Pro! We’ve added a number of useful features to it and made it easier for integration with your existing infrastructure. Scoold Pro fits well inside an enterprise environment and can also be hosted on your company’s intranet. SAML authentication allows for a faster onboarding and unlimited spaces give you the freedom to assign a separate space to each one of your teams within your organization.
Have you ever wanted to have a Q&A section on your website with the functionality of Stack Overflow? Well, this one is for you! Scoold is a cloud-ready Stack Overflow clone, powered by our Para backend. It’s a real-world application, showcasing the Para technology and how it can be utilized to get a project off the ground quickly. Scoold is a lightweight (~4000 LOC) web application written in Java – it runs great on the smallest Heroku dyno and doesn’t require a database.