Learn Moodle development through these video tutorials #Moodledev

July 25th, 2016

Almost all of the new developers trying to learn about Moodle development complains about not having good quality getting started tutorials. Recently while browsing through internet I stumbled upon these great tutorials created by Mike G for Moodle 2.9.

The tutorials contains all minute details and tidbits about setting up the development environment and creating the first Moodle plugin. The tutorials are gold for all new Moodle developers and consists of the following 14 video topics:

  • Installing Netbeans IDE
  • Create NetBeans project and modify apache config
  • HTTP POST and a few tidbits
  • HTTP GET and basic database
  • Creating a basic block
  • Review version.php and coding styles overview
  • Add block content and language strings
  • Block instance configuration 1
  • Block instance configuration 2
  • Block global configuration 1
  • Block global configuration 2
  • XMLDB editor and adding a database table 1
  • XMLDB editor and adding a database table 2
  • Globals

Check out the video playlists below and here is the direct link to the playlist:

How you started your career with Moodle development? Are there any other good tutorials for learning about Moodle development? Do share with us in the comments below.