2018-2019 Software Community Health Metrics - Karuta

2018-2019 Software Community Health Metrics - Karuta

Status: Graduated Incubation.

Background and Objectives
Karuta is a flexible tool for the incremental prototyping and sharing of digital portfolios (ePortfolios) for various purposes: showcase portfolios, learning portfolios, assessment portfolios.

jQuery javascript (front-end), REST APIs, Java, and MySQL (or Oracle). Responsive design.


Date of First Release

Date of Last Release

Number of Releases

 May 2014

May 2019



Commits in 2018

Commits in 2019

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Contributors in 2018

Contributors in 2019




Number of sites in use (estimated)



2018 Karuta Community Highlights
Version 2.3 of the Karuta Open Source Portfolio includes a full HTML/ZIP export, a bubble map, and improved handling of rubrics.

2019 Karuta Community Highlights
Version 2.4 of Karuta OSP will feature enhanced reporting capabilities for large student cohorts. The third quarterly meeting of the Karuta Governing Board was held on April 4, 2019.

Future Plans
In 2020 we plan to release version 3.0 with a much richer set of functionalities for fully customizing portfolio presentations.