Start learning Moodle Development with “Moodle 3.1 LTS modules development” book by Tomasz Muras @zabuch

August 11th, 2016

Tomsaz Marus, Moodle Lead developer at Enovation Solutions – Moodle Partner from Ireland & Creator of MOOSH, has entered into new arena of book authors with his first ever book on Moodle. The book “Moodle 3.1 LTS modules development” is aimed at developers willing to develop for Moodle. Read More

#Moodle from Evolution to Apex of LMS – Great video to rewind your memories

July 27th, 2016

Nicolas Martignoni created a reminiscence video for french MoodleMoot 2016 which is more than enough to rewind your memories with the Moodle project from its early evolution days to becoming the apex of the Learning Management systems around the world. Read More

Show wordpress posts on your Moodle site using WordPress Feed block #MoodlePlugins

June 6th, 2016

WordPress, the most popular open source CMS based on PHP and MySQL is widely used by more than 26.4% of all websites over the globe. Many institutes, corporates, universities who are using Moodle as their Learning Management System (LMS) are using WordPress as their frontend Content Management System (CMS). Read More

Moodle Developer Course coming soon #MoodleDev

May 20th, 2016

Moodle Developer course as announced by Martin Dougiamas is now coming under shape and will be ready in upcoming weeks. In the recently concluded Developers meeting, Martin presented the outline structure of the developers course which is still a work in progress as of now and is expected to be finished in upcoming weeks. Read More

Global Search in Moodle 3.1 from Developers perspective #Moodle 3.1

May 13th, 2016

Moodle 3.1 is just about to release in next days and is now having 96% of QA tests passed out of total 528 issues; contains a lot of new and interesting features like Global Search, Competency Based Education and many more. (Read 14 interesting new features coming in Moodle 3.1).

But how these features will impact the Moodle Plugins developers especially features like Global Search. In the recently concluded Moodle Developers Meeting on 11th May 2016, Eric Merrill – Moodle system administrator for Oakland University and Maintainer of many Moodle plugins shared the presentations about the impact of Global search in Moodle core. 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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Create dynamic PDF certificates in Moodle using Custom certificate plugin #MoodlePlugins

April 27th, 2016

Custom certificate plugin is a new plugin released in the Moodle plugins database which allows the dynamic generation of certificates with complete customization via the web browser.

Custom Certificate is an activity plugin developed by Mark Nelson and is available for Moodle 2.9 onwards. The plugin allows you to create a PDF certificate for your course participants within the browser window without any PHP skills. It is different from the certificate module developed by the same author and both plugins can coexist peacefully in the same Moodle server. Read More

For Developers – Chained steps not supported in Behat 3 #MoodleDev #Moodle3.1

April 14th, 2016

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.

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#Moodle 3.0.1 coming next week with #PHP7 support

December 14th, 2015

In a recent announcement, Moodle HQ has decided to present all the Moodle developers on the occasion of Christmas with a new minor version of Moodle 3.0.1 with support for both PHP5 and PHP7 (See our previous coverage on Moodle and PHP7 here and here). Read More

Moodle Jobs this week #MoodleJobs

November 27th, 2015

Moodle Jobs database is a great way to start your career with Moodle development and get Jobs related to Moodle from the Moodle community members. It contains jobs for full time developers, part time developers, remote location, contract basis, fixed rate etc. You can access the Moodle Jobs database here. Read More