Disponible en Español. Imagine the most diverse team of Moodle designers, developers, and educators. They come from all walks of life. Now think about which kind of laptops they use. The chances they all have the same system settings are pretty slim. How can they properly collaborate from their own vantage points? Since the 1960s, […]
Attentions Moodle Developers – Update your plugins for Moodle 3.3 and get Early Bird award #Moodleplugins #Moodle 3.3
Continuing the previous trend of awarding the Early Bird badge to Moodle plugins who are marked compatible to the latest Moodle version before the initial release day, Moodle HQ has announced the same for Moodle 3.3 The early bird badge for Moodle plugins was first started since Moodle 3.0. This time the Early Bird award […]
Check out this cool new plugin to import moodle questions into glossary entries and vice versa #Moodleplugins
Daniel Thies has developed a coll new tool for all Moodle users which allows teachers and administrators to easily convert between glossary entries and quiz questions. The plugin named “Moodle glossary entries” is a question format plugin which can be used to convert between quiz questions and glossary entries.
Moodle HQ’s senior developer and integrator Dan Poltawski gave this talk at MoodleMoot US, just weeks ago. It gives both novice and advanced “moodlevelopers” Tools and Tips to invigorate our daily practice. [slideshare id=63350863&doc=2016-06-tools-tips-moodle-developers-160622194752] Debugging with config.php hidden settings There are advanced debugging settings in Moodle beyond the administrator settings. Look in the config.php file for section 7, “Settings for development servers“. Focus on […]
Moodle HQ development team is planning to make some changes in behat support infrastructure so that the test steps can be overridden by the individual themes. Rajesh Taneja is now seeking the feedback from Moodle community members about the proposed changes.
Next Moodle community developer meeting will be organized on 11th May 2016 from 07:00 UTC. The agenda of the meeting as of now contains – Behat changes in Moodle 3.1 Moodle developer course
Behat 3 is a open source behavioural driven development (BDD) tool written in PHP, it can parse a human-readable list of sentences (called steps) and execute actions in a browser using Selenium or other tools to simulate user interactions.
In the latest developer meeting held in October 2015 which we have covered here, Andrew Nicolas discussed about the Travis-CI integration vide Tracker issue – MDL-51458 The tracker issue is raised to make developers aware about the benefits of Travis-CI for developers and how to set things up so that you can use it during […]
At the Australia Moot, Daymon Wiese, a Moodle HQ developer, gave a talk on how to automate testing in Moodle for Administrators. Underlying the need for testing in Moodle is the idea that any change made by an administrator (everything from code changes to simply adding a plugin) ultimately has the potential to impact the functionality of the […]
In a recent update on the GSOC-2015 projects for Moodle, Ramindu Deshapriya has submitted his work to the Project mentor Dan Marsden on Moorsp Plagiarism plugin. The Moorsp plugin provides automated Behat and Unit tests for the core Moodle [Plagiarism_API]. Ramindu completed functions to leverage the plagiarism API and implemented behat and unit tests to […]