Documentation

The Opencast documentation consists of three parts: the user guide, the admin guide and the developers guide. These documents are part of the Opencast source code and they get updated depending on changes in the source code


Official Documentation

The official documentation is hosted on an external server:
http://docs.opencast.org/


User Guide

This set of documentation is written for users who will primarily access and use Opencast through the administrative user interfaces.

http://docs.opencast.org/latest/user/

Admin Guide

The Opencast administration guide contains official release documentation and installation and configuration details.

http://docs.opencast.org/latest/admin/

Developer Guide

The Opencast developer guide contains information for active developers and those who want to become involved in Opencast development.

http://docs.opencast.org/latest/developer/

Opencast Matterhorn 1.6 Release Documentation

The documentation for the still supported Opencast 1.6 can be found in the wiki:

https://opencast.jira.com/wiki/display/mh16/Matterhorn+Release+Docs+for+1.6

Additional Resources

In addition to the official documentation there are some more user-generated resources that are helpful to the community.



Opencast Adopters Wiki

The adopters wiki is a collection of information that opencast users provide. They share their best practices, configurations, server setups, etc.

https://opencast.jira.com/wiki/display/MHDOC/Opencast+Adopter+Wiki

Opencast Developers Wiki

The developers wiki is a space to share development ideas, outline the architecture of new modules, discuss new functions with other developer, etc. The Opencast roadmap can also be found here.

https://opencast.jira.com/wiki/display/MH/Opencast+Development+Wiki