Moodle core will have 100k commits soon #MoodleDev #Moodle

May 17th, 2016

Moodle, the most popular open source LMS in the world will reach a new level of community support when the total number of commits to Moodle core will be more than 100k contributed by more than 525 developers across 57 countries.

Currently the list of developers with most git commits is topped by the first Moodle developer – Martin Dougiamas followed by Petr Skoda, Eloy Lafuente (stronk7), Tim Hunt from Open University & Sam Hemelryk. Read More

Developing for Moodle – Use Code Checker plugin to follow Moodle coding style #Moodledev

May 4th, 2016

Often new Moodle developers create few coding style errors because of unawareness about Moodle’s coding style. Tim Hunt and Eloy Lafuente are maintaining the Code Checker plugin which works for all Moodle 2.0+ versions.

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Moodle 3.1 QA testing will start by this weekend #Moodle3.1

April 26th, 2016

Moodle 3.1, the next LTS version and much awaited release of Moodle LMS is under continuous integration period and the QA testing for the same will commence by this weekend.

UPDATE – Just now, Helen Foster has announced the commencement of QA testing from today onwards for a three week period as Moodle 3.1 is due for release in four weeks from now.

In a recent update, Eloy Lafuente posted about the updates on Moodle 3.1 features integration. The most important topics which I would like to highlight here are: Read More

Decide Moodle 3.1 requirements before 30 Nov – MDL-51580

November 26th, 2015

Development work has started for Moodle 3.1, which will be the next stable release of Moodle LMS and is scheduled to be released on May 2016. Moodle 3.1 will also be an LTS version similar to the lines of Moodle 2.7 which was the first LTS version from Moodle. Read More

Youtube repository plugin for Moodle 2.7

September 8th, 2015

Acc. to a forum thread on, YouTube videos repository seems to be not working on Moodle sites, which was due to the fact that google has shutdown some of the YouTube APIs

The Tracker issue for the same was MDL-50176 and is fixed for Moodle 2.8 onwards, but for Moodle sites which are using the LTS version of Moodle i.e. Moodle 2.7 the YouTube repository seems to be not working by applying the patch. Read More