January 2016 - Updated FirstClass Mobile App for iOS Released
A new FirstClass Mobile App hasbeen released. This new version (12.1.2.000) fixes a handful of bugs reported by users. To see the bug list click here.
October 2015 - FirstClass 12.1 SP1 Released
The latest FirstClass release [see release notes] continues to make users' web-based FirstClass experience even more powerful. From improvements to Communities to the addition of video chat and new calendar and contacts functions, there's a lot to like about the new release. Read More...
August 2015 - Edsby 2015 Released
The latest Edsby release adds several powerful new features to the already amazing suite of class- and parent- engagement tools. Highlights include online assessments, parent-teacher conference scheduling, and online workflows for policy and field-trip sign-off. Read More...
March 2015 - Edsby nominated for CODiE Award
Edsby has been nominated for a 2015 CODiE award, one of the top honors available in the software and information industries. Read More...
February 2015 - FirstClass 12.1 Released
OpenText has released FirstClass 12.1 including CalDAV and WebDAV support, multi-word filtering, enhancements to the new Web Services client and more (PDF Overview).
The FirstClass GO mobile client has been released for mobile Windows devices, and the 12.0.140 update for Android is now available.
October 2014 - SSL Security Alert
A vulernability was recently discovered in SSL version 3. FirstClass Internet Services supports this protocol; sites are advised to disable SSLv3, allowing only SSL connections using the newer, secure SSL versions. Please see details here.
July 2014 - FirstClass GO Available
The new FirstClass GO mobile clients are available for download from the Apple iTunes store and Google Play. Please advise your end-users that the GO client should be configured to log in using your FirstClass Web Services URL.
June 2014 - FC12 Mobile Service Pack
FirstClass GO, the redesigned mobile clients for FirstClass, will be available for download in a few weeks. For these new mobile clients to work, servers must be running the latest FC12 updates to the core server and FCWS. Please see the FC12 Mobile Service Pack Release Notes for details.
April 2014 - Edsby / Google Apps Integration
Sites running Google Apps for Education can now enjoy integration with Edsby including single-sign-on, access to files in Google Drive, and more. Just another way that Edsby helps to simplify the worklife of teachers and students.