MarkUs, a Rails-based tool for marking student programming assignments, just released Version 0.5
. MarkUs aims to provide the convenience and flexibility of pen-and-paper marking over the web; it will be deployed this fall at the University of Toronto, and is one of the eight cross-country open source projects
we'll be working on starting in---um, really? Just one week from now?
And speaking of the fall, Bill Konrad has posted some ideas about what's next for Basie
. If you have preferences, we'd be grateful for your input.