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Announcing Scoold Cloud

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.

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Status update - Python client, Scoold API, integrations and more

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.

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Webhooks implemented in Para and Scoold

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 like create, update and delete for any object type you choose.

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Status update - containers, Java 11 and more

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!

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Top 5 open source Q&A platforms for 2020

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 There are a few similar blog posts out there but they’re quite outdated.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.

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Announcing Scoold Pro

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.

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Introducing Scoold - an open source Q&A platform

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.

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