Release Notes week of 9/14-9/18/2015
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Release Notes merged
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There is now an analytics devstack! So, probably under the openedx topic:
( please let me know of any changes you'd like to see in this description for the release notes.)
Developers who are interested in extending Open edX Insights can now set up a separate development environment, the Open edX Analytics Developer stack, to support analytics development. This environment, known as the Analytics Devstack, includes the edX Analytics Data API and Open edX Insights, as well as all of the components needed to run the Open
edX Analytics Pipeline.
For more information, see `Installing the Open edX Analytics Developer Stack`_ in the Installing, Configuring, and Running the Open edX Platform guide.