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Introducing Reference Application 2.3

Taking up from Release 2.2, we are here to introduce 2.3 to the community through a scheduled release by September 2015. OpenMRS Reference Application 2.3 includes 3 includes a release of the platform version 1.11.4 and the initial version of Admin UI 1.0.

As a part of the release process, Wyclif Luyima and Maurya Kommammuru Kummammuru were really approachable for any release tips. Additionally, Wyclif was real quick in getting the modules released and ready for the release.

I would like to specifically thank Mark Goodrich, Darius JazayeriRafal Korytkowski, Burke Mamlin, Michael Downey, Daniel Kayiwa, Jaime Thomas, Nicholas Ingosi, Lluis Martines, Cintia Del Rio, Michael Seaton for leading the technical issues required to be completed for the 2.3 release.


Features to be released in OpenMRS 2.3:

  • Administrative functions
  • OCL Subscription module
  • Support for Maria DB

Feature highlights from OpenMRS Reference Application 2.23:

  • 37 38 modules
  • OpenMRS platform 1.11.4 (Maintenance release by Daniel Kayiwa)
  • Admin UI module (Lead by Wyclif Luyima) 
  • Chart Search module (Maintenance release by Kaweesi Joseph)
  • Several bug fixes
  • Support for MariaDB
  • and various other modules worth mentioning as below.



Complete list of code contributors to OpenMRS Reference Application 2.3 (apologies if anyone's name has been missed):

Abhishek91, A Chethan, Alexei Grigoriev, Bharat K, Burke Mamlin, Cintia Del Rio, Clifton McIntosh, Cosmin Ioan, Darius Jazayeri, Daniel Kayiwa, Deluan Quintão, Gaurav Narula, Goeffrey W Wasilwa, Hemanth Gowda, Hanswurst, Imran Tatriev, Indraneelr, Izaron Izaron/Evgeny, , James degraft-Johnson, Judy Gichoya, Jakub Kondrat, Kaweesi Joseph, Kristopher Schmidt, LavaSnake, Lluis Josep Martinez Ferrando, Mark Mario Somrei, Mark Goodrich, Michael Hofer, Michael Seaton, Miguel Corrales Mhawila, Mekom Solutions, Nicholas Namrata Nehete,  Nicholas Ingosi Magaja,  Nicholas Folk, Paweł , Ojwanganto,  Padma,  Patrick Lehmann, Paweł Muchowski, Preethi Sadagopan, Rafal Korytkowski, R Sudhakar, Ranganathan BBalashanmugam, Romain Buisson, SwathiVarkala, Shruthidipali, Stefan Neuhaus, Sravanthi 17, Sam Dale, Sebastian Theis, Saptarshi Purkayastha, TomaszmuellerTim Steen, Tomaszmueller, Ujjwal Arora, Vinkesh, Vinayvenu, Vikash Gupta2000, Wesley Willa Ahmed, Wesley Brown, Wyclif Luyima, Yousef Hamza,  Xiang Li, YS-Achinta

Modules required to be released


Modules included in the release:

S.NoModuleVersion in OpenMRS Reference Application 2.3Version in OpenMRS Reference Application 2.2Notes/Issue(s)To Do: Update RA-2.3 Documentation
1Admin UI1.0Not Included 
Wyclif Luyima2Allergy API1.31.3Same
 3Allergy UI1.21.1.2Included in RA
Mark Goodrich4App Framework2.342.3Included in RA
Darius Jazayeri5App UI1.41.3Included in RA
Wyclif6Appointment Scheduling Module1.41.3See in JIRA 
Wyclif Luyima7Appointment Scheduling UI Module1. in JIRA 
Tobin Greensweig , Wyclif Luyima8Atlas2.12.1Same
 10Chart Search Module1.4.11.2See in JIRA
Kaweesi Joseph11Core Apps1.71.6Included in RA
Darius Jazayeri, Wyclif Luyima12Data Exchange1.
 13EMR API1.11.11.6See in JIRA
Daniel Kayiwa, Wyclif Luyima14Event2. in JIRASame
 15Form Entry App1.21.1Included in RA
Rafal Korytkowski16HTML Form Entry2.62.5See in JIRA
Mark Goodrich17HTML Form Entry Extensions for OpenMRS in HTML Form Entry
Mark Goodrich18HTML Form Entry UI Framework Integration1.31.2Included in HTML Form Entry
Mark Goodrich19HTML Widgets1. in JIRA
Mike Seaton20ID Generation4.03.2See in JIRA
Mike Seaton21Metadata Deploy1.5.01.4See in JIRA
Mike Seaton22Metadata Mapping1.
 23Metadata Sharing1.
 24Name Phonetics1.51.4See in JIRA
Dave Thomas, Mike Seaton, Mark Goodrich25Provider Management2.32.2Included in RA
Mark Goodrich26Reference Application (RA)2.3 (To release 2.3.1 after
Reference Metadata)
2.2See in JIRA
Wyclif Luyima27Reference Demo Data (optional)
 28Reference Metadata2.3.12.3Same
 29Registration App1.31.2Included in RA
Wyclif Luyima30Registration Core1.21.1.2Included in RA
Mark Goodrich31Reporting0. in JIRA
Mike Seaton32Reporting REST1.51.4Included in RA
Darius Jazayeri33Rest Web Services2.122.11.dae2e2See in JIRA
Wyclif Luyima34Serialization Xstream0. in JIRA
Ben Wolfe, Mike Seaton, user-18a4e35UI Commons1.71.6See in JIRA
Wyclif Luyima, Darius Jazayeri36UI Library2.
37UI Framework3.43.3.1Included in RA
38UI Test Framework1.61.5.1 


The closed issues in Reference Application Modules  - JIRA issues accepted
Download OpenMRS 2.3 here: 
You can take a look at the implementer documentation here.