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- Jasig-Sakai 2012 Conference


- CAS 3.4.12 Release
- CAS 3.5.0 (Second Release Candidate)


- OpenRegistry Release Announcement


- Unicon Technologists to Deliver Twenty-Seven Presentations at the 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference





Jasig-Sakai 2012 Conference

 It's not too late to register for the 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference June 10-15, 2012 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, GA. We have a robust and diverse program that represents the wisdom, hard work, and enthusiasm of over 130 speakers representing more than 60 organizations from around the globe. Sessions cover all the Jasig and Sakai products as well as hot topics like learning analytics, identity management, lecture capture, targeting mobile devices, strategies for adopting open source, and more.

Some of the products/projects featured: Sakai CLE/OAE, OSP, 2-3-98, Bedework, CAS, uPortal, uMobile, Grouper, BigBlueButton, Kaltura, Matterhorn, MediaCAST, iRubric, and more!

* HOTEL REGISTRATION: (Group Code: Jasig-Sakai2012 Conference)
* Full Program:
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June 10: Pre-conference workshops
June 11-14: Main conference
June 14-15: Post-conference project collaboration time

Register today!

I hope to see you in Atlanta in June!


Jim Helwig
Chair, 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference Planning Committee





CAS 3.4.12 Release


The CAS development team is pleased to announce the release of 3.4.12. Downloads are available at the usual location [1] and artifacts are in Maven Central.

This is a maintenance release and includes bug fixes, security patches, and minor improvements.  It should be a drop-in replacement for 3.4.11.

Release highlights:

 - Add support for regular expressions in registered service patterns,
  which fixes service authorization bypass in some cases (CAS-1071)
- SPNEGO improvements (CAS-1065)
- Internationalization improvements

Please see the release notes [1] for a full description of changes.

Marvin Addison





CAS 3.5.0 (Second Release Candidate)


The CAS development team is pleased to announce the second release candidate for the next CAS version, 3.5.0. Artifacts for this release are in Maven Central and source bundles are available on GitHub:

There were some minor improvements since RC1 and a couple bug fixes:

We expect this release to have no new features prior to the final 3.5.0 release.  Please help us test this release and file issues in Jira as needed,

Marvin Addison






OpenRegistry Release Announcement


The OpenRegistry Team is pleased to announce its next release, OpenRegistry This is Rutgers Certification, SIT bug fixes release.

You can find the complete release notes for this release

Please download the source from the release tag 


Once staging is complete, binaries will be available on the Jasig Maven repository.


Muhammad A Siddique






Unicon Technologists to Deliver Twenty-Seven Presentations at the 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference

 Nine expert open source software developers and architects from Unicon will present on a variety of subjects including uPortal, Sakai, uMobile, CAS, Portlets, Kaltura, and development technologies.  

For full descriptions of the Unicon sessions, see



Jasig Newsletter - May 2012

Editor: Mark Rogers ( newsletter at jasig dot org  )

Online edition at:

Past editions of the Jasig Newsletter can also be found in the Jasig wiki at: