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Current Website Version:

Rover is currently running version 3.11.0

Ver. 3.11.0 - Production Release (2019-08-22)

  • Fixed an issue where IOS device audio was not working. This fix will not take immediate effect as we are still working on re-encoding the problematic videos
  • Added the ability to order videos within a series

Ver. 3.10.2 - Production Release (2019-06-17)

  • Fixed an issue with OpenGraph tags on ROVER which prevented the sharing of Rover videos to social media websites, Outlook, etc.

Ver. 3.10.1 - Production Release (2019-06-11)

  • Fixed a bug that was preventing the logging of internal processes

Ver. 3.10.0 - Production Release (2019-05-24)

  • Fixed bugs preventing Rover videos from showing up on ROVER as their ServerVideo records were not being created

Ver. 3.9.0 - Production Release (2019-05-01)

  • Fixed an issue where ROVER would sometimes load without TLS which caused issues with video playback and log ins.

Ver. 3.8.3 - Production Release (2019-03-25)

  • Fixed an issue where the debug page would not work unless loaded over https. The http version of the page now redirects to the https version

Ver. 3.8.2 - Production Release (2019-03-11)

  • Stability improvements and fixes to background processes

Ver. 3.8.1 - Production Release (2019-01-31)

  • minified JS and CSS assets to improve page load times
  • compressed static images to improve page load times

Ver. 3.8.0 - Production Release (2019-01-25)

  • Improved the debug page look and feel
  • Added ability to query server information via JSON API on the debug page
  • Removed punctuation sensitivity from the video search bar, it should be easier to find content now without knowing the exact name of a video

Ver. 3.7.0 - Production Release (2019-01-15)

  • Updated the Rover project readme with an updated screenshot of the home page
  • Removed legacy statistics tracking pages
  • Added the current version of ROVER to the releases page
  • Added the current version of the currently matched streaming server to the releases page

Ver. 3.6.2 - Production Release (2019-01-10)

  • Fixed an issue where the footer links to the sask curriculum were not working
  • Added the ability to give a descriptions to a video series
  • Updated the year on the copyright field in the footer
  • Removed the language drop down from the search box. Searches now return videos of all languages for simplicity

Ver. 3.6.1 - Production Release (2018-12-14)

  • Stability improvements and fixes to background processes

Ver. 3.6.0 - Production Release (2018-12-07)

  • Fixed an issue where uploading new screenshots to videos was not working
  • compressed screenshots as they appear on the video listing pages, this should make for much faster load times on those pages
  • Fixed an issue where resource records with long warning/note fields could not be pushed from EDonline to Rover
  • Fixed an issue where warnings/notes were not being displayed on any video's detailed description page
  • Modified the detailed description pages to show nfb/curio streaming licenses for appropriate videos
  • Fixed an issue where some videos would not play because they has ".mp4.mp4" in their filename
  • Improved the Server Status Report

Ver. 3.5.0 - Production Release (2018-11-30)

  • Small formatting and display fixes to Server Status Report
  • Fixed formatting issues with new page banner
  • Enabled flagging and display of "professional resources" (can be accessed via a new button in the English header)
  • Underline removed from video screenshots
  • Fixed a formatting issue which was causing outcome/grade/subject metadata on videos to not be positioned properly
  • Improved the pagination controls
  • Added release notes to the ROVER release notes page

Ver. 3.4.0 - Production Release (2018-11-23)

  • Fixed an issue with viewing saved (favourite) videos
  • Allowed for "public" videos to be viewed outside of community net without logging into Blackboard
  • Hid the "Download to Rover" button on NFB videos that require users to pay a rental fee
  • Fixed issue where some pages would not paginate properly if more than 10 videos were listed
  • Added Rover version number in site footer
  • Added a releases page (accessed by clicking the ROVER version number) that will display release notes
  • Added html parsing for video descriptions, this should allow for more interesting video descriptions
  • Updated the banner and coat of arms
  • Updated styling
  • Corrected an issue where the grade/subject menu loaded slowly
  • Added ability to mark unavailable videos

Ver. 3.3.0 - Production Release (2018-09-14)

  • Backend Changes

Ver. 3.2.0 - Production Release (2018-08-24)

  • Backend Changes

Ver. 3.1.0 - Production Release (2018-08-21)

  • Added more information and French wording to maintenance page
  • Fixed minor issues with the print style sheets used to print video information

Ver. 3.0.2 - Hot Fix (2018-07-26)

  • Fixed an issue preventing embedding of ROVER videos in other sites

Ver. 3.0.1 - Production Release (2018-07-23)

  • Added a maintenance page that will be shown automatically during site upgrades
  • Fixed a bug where NFB pages did not prompt for download (due to changes on the NFB website)
  • Restored missing favicon

Current Streaming Server Version:

Your streaming server rover-streaming is currently using version: 4.5.0

Ver. 4.5.0 - Production Release (2019-08-30)

Ver. 4.4.3 - (2019-06-03)

Ver. 4.4.2 - Production Release (2019-05-30)

  • Fixed an issue where some videos with special characters in their file names would not play
  • Renamed the "loop" param to "repeat" on videos
  • Fixed some playback and display issues with Internet Explorer

Ver. 4.4.1 - Production Release (2019-01-17)

  • Fixed an issue where some servers were not receiving video updates

Ver. 4.4.0 - Production Release (2018-12-12)

  • Cached a required software dependency locally in case it is missing on the server

Ver. 4.3.0 - Production Release (2018-11-29)

  • Added fix 14 to create and populate the professional videos directory
  • Added fix 15 to rename videos with outdated filenames
  • Added fix 16 to remove some videos mistakenly added to the protected directory

Ver. 4.2.0 - Production Release (2018-11-23)

  • Added Gitlab CI/CD Configuration
  • Added release information to server api
  • Re-arranged fields in server api
  • Renamed currentversion to commitnumber
  • Added New Lloydminster External IP

Ver. 4.1.0 - Production Release (2018-11-14)

  • Allows for public access (no BB login required) for some videos
  • Code Cleanup
  • Added Fix 13 to remove extra videos from field servers
  • Modified code to look for environment variables to determine if they are in the staging branch, this is future proofing for CI/CD master branch deployments

Ver. 4.0.1 - Production Release (2018-10-02)

  • Fixed issue where 18.04 servers could not receive updates

Ver. 4.0.0 - Production Release (2018-09-24)

  • Fixes to VideoJS Player
  • Fixed issue with video playback on IPad

Ver. 3.5.1 - Production Release (2018-06-22)

  • Fixed an issue where videojs styling was broken in Edge and IE- Fixed several issues regarding video playback via videoJS- Added a "basic" flag to the play video page that forces a raw HTML5 player instead of VideoJS- Modified VideoJS to use a vertical volume bar instead of a horizontal one

Ver. 3.5.0 - Production Release (2018-06-19)

  • Added videoJS for video playback for a more consistent look and feel across devices
  • Added a large play button to the center of the video player, this way if autoplay is blocked by chrome users can easily see how to play a video

Ver. 3.4.0 - Production Release (2018-06-14)

  • Added Teacher Superannuation board IP to auth white-list

Ver. 3.3.0 - Production Release (2018-05-23)

  • Backend Changes

Ver. 3.2.0 - Production Release (2018-05-14)

  • Fixed bug where curio/nfb downloads were not working properly
  • Added PAGC and Harvest City Christian School ips to authentication.rb's whitelisted IPs

Ver. 3.1.0 - Production Release (2018-04-09)

  • Added Google Analytics view tracking to remote servers for more fine grained analytics
  • Fixed a bug where logging in to stream.edonline for home use was not working

Ver. 3.0.0 - Production Release (2018-04-06)

  • Rewrote NFB/Curio downloading code
  • Made changes to LLoydminster whitelisted ips
  • Added ability for NFB/Curio videos to register themselves on Rover, this allows server specific NFB/Curio videos to appear in Rover searches

Ver. 2.0.0 - Production Release (2018-03-15)

  • updated version to 9.463
  • code cleanup, moved logic into separate files
  • fixed an issue in api.rb involving active_support
  • Deleted unnecessary files
  • Added a readme

Ver. 1.0.0 - Production Release (2018-03-08)

  • Moved master streaming server ( to faster hardware