2018-2019 Software Community Health Metrics - Xerte

2018-2019 Software Community Health Metrics - Xerte

Status: Graduated Incubation

Background and Objectives
The Xerte Project aims to provide the very best open-source authoring system in its class for non-technical subject matter experts, developers and media specialists to collaborate in the production of interactive, highly accessible and engaging learning materials. It is used in hundreds of institutions around the world and accessed by millions of learners.

PHP, HTML, JavaScript; JQuery


Date of First Release 

Date of Last Release 

Number of Releases

 April 2008

January 2019



Commits in 2018

Commits in 2019

Frequency of Commits





Contributors in 2018

Contributors in 2019




Number of sites in use (estimated)



Xerte is installed and managed by the institutions running it on a standard LAMP stack, support is via the forums on the Xerte website.

2018 Xerte Highlights
Xerte 18 Conference; several releases

2019 Xerte Highlights
Xerte Developer Event in York, new website (coming soon), new releases;
Future Plans: Community development via the website, ongoing developments