"to provide the NXT community with a place where beginners could learn simple programming, keep up with NXT news, post tutorials and run their own courses." ?Ross, the maintainer of the site, has announced that the site is ready for use now:
"The site features:Go for it!
I just thought everyone would like an update, the site is stable and ready for full use. Thanks for all the offers of help, I hope everyone enjoys the site over the coming years."
- A customizable joomla install that allows registered users to submit content
- Fireboard forums - fast and integrated with the site
- Chatrooms - big enough to allow teachers to have guests in chats with students (max 40, can be raised)
- RSS feed from the NXT Step blog
- A moodle install where registered users can run their own course with their school students or a general course for the community
- An events calendar for people who like FLL competitions