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When OpenMRS reached 2.0, we decided to allow the platform – application programmer interface (API) and web services – to develop and grow separately from the web application. As a result, we have named the API and web services "OpenMRS Platform" and will continue to call our web-based medical record system "OpenMRS".
For the time being, we are in an awkward phase, where the legacy UI remains within the OpenMRS Platform and the new OpenMRS UI has not fully replaced the legacy UI. As a result, many implementations will continue to use the platform without the new web application and people will continue to be confused by the naming of "OpenMRS Platform". We are working hard to resolve this by OpenMRS 2.2 (or, worse case, OpenMRS 2.3), when implementations will be able to upgrade into the new application and the legacy UI can be retired from the platform.
This release is the "OpenMRS Platform 1.11" – it is the release version of the under-the-hood OpenMRS API that follows the OpenMRS 1.10.x line.
We hope also seeing this same platform in 2.2
Release date: Wednesday, 11 February 2015
Release Manager: Kaweesi Joseph.
OpenMRS Platform 1.11.0 is shipped with 11 bug fixes, 1 new features among other issues mentioned already in both the Platform 1.11.0-Alpha and Platform 1.11.0-Beta release notes, 1.11.0 has improved all bugs reported in those two prior releases and added one new feature as you can see below:
In short for all those who had not tried out the beta or alpha releases and would upgrade from 1.9.x or 1.10.x,
This release has in it a whole package of at-least 210 bug fixes, 76 new features, 24 tasks, 27 sub-tasks and 53 Database changes plus 9 changes module developers wouldn't want to miss, please visit the 1.11.0-Alpha and 1.11.0-Beta Release notes to see all these contributions
Bug Fixes From 1.11.0-Beta:
New Feature from 1.11.0-Beta:
This module is bundled with OpenMRS 1.11.0. It will be started automatically and can be removed if desired.
Consider using our upgrading guide. In summary for Standalone 1.9.x or any other upgrade to 1.11.0, follow this guide:
That should be enough to get you to this powerful OpenMRS Platform 1.11.0. Enjoy .
A huge thanks to all our wonderful contributors, the soldevelo team, Kristopher Schmidt, Tharunya Pati, Jakub Kondrat, Jakub Buczyński, Paweł Muchowski, Priya Samuel, Vinay Venu and Daniel Kayiwa.
Thanks to you all that have made 1.11.0 a success, a total of at-least 130 committed wonderful people are those whom we have worked with to get 1.11.0 out and released to the whole community, Here are they by their names:
Ak, Akash Agrawall, akub Kondrat, Alec Pawling, Alberto Saavedra, andreapat, Andrew Szell, aniketha, anotherdave, Areo, Arkadiusz Kolodziejski, atmohsin, Ben Wolfe, Bhashitha Wijewardhane, blobbered, Burke Mamlin, Carlos Augusto de, Oliveira, chalakanth, channab, Chelsea H. Komlo, citigodev1, Crazzykid, Damian Szafranek, damithakithmal, Daniel Kayiwa, Darius Jazayeri, David Churcher, David Elston, Dedunu Dhananjaya, devcritter,dkithmal, Dominic Lynch, Dominic Surrao, Zhaslan Doschanov, Filip Biedrzycki, Filip Spiridonov, Fouad Zaryouh, Garima Ahuja, Gaurav Paliwal, Gaurav Saini, Geoffrey Wasilwa, geoff-wasilwa, gto11520, guilhermejccavalcanti, Gurpreet Luthra, h3llborn, Hannah Massey, Harsha Kumara, haychris, Isha Tripathi, Jakub Buczyński, Jakub Kondrat, James Arbaugh, Janet Riley, Jasper Vandemalle, Jeffrey Kantor, Jeremy Keiper, Jesus Salazar, Kishore Kumar Yekkanti, Kaweesi Joseph, kohousim, Kristopher Schmidt, Krzysztof Kaczmarczyk, kushal8, lc-daderemi, Lech Rozanski, Lee Breisacher, Lisha Ruan, Lluis Martinez, Lukas Breitwieser, Lukasz Plotnicki, Nithya Gubbala, madawa-rc, Marek Szukalski, Mark Goodrich, Marv Cool, Marvin Yan, Matthew Ssemakadde, Michael Downey, Michael Pigg, Michael Seaton, Mykola Vorobey, mylesbarros, Nils Eckelt, nribeka, Oliver Wilkie, Ozge Catalbas, Paweł Muchowski, Patrick Turley [pturley], Priya Chandran, Przemyslaw Gierszewski, Pulkit, pushkar, Radek Puzdrowski, Radoslaw Puzdrowski, Rafał Korytkowski, Rob, Robert Day, rohitmukherjee, Rowan Seymour, sachethgupta, Saptarshi Purkayastha, Sara Fatima, sashrika, SharonVarghese, shruthidirepresents revisionpali, ShubhamRai, sitarama, suranga, SusanTan, tadeitto, tonybeing, Tharunya Pati , Ujjwal Arora, vaibhav-hp, Vatsal Singhal, vencik, Vinay Venu, Vinkesh Banka, Wesley Brown, Wolf Schlegel, Wyclif Luyima, Yekkanti Kishore Kumar.
Not forgetting all the people that contributed in countless other ways to support and be a great part of the shaping of this release: We are very sensitive not to hurt your emotions and in-case you are one of such please email us and we shall be able to mention you by name
As of described in Unsupported Releases (EOL), OpenMRS can only support up to three released versions at a time (the current release and then two versions back). With the release of OpenMRS 1.11.0, support is no longer provided by the core Development Team for OpenMRS 1.8.x and earlier. This announcement also serves as advance notice that support will end for OpenMRS 1.9.x, concurrent with the release of OpenMRS 1.12.