Get ready for contributing in making of the New Moodle – Moodle 3.2 QA testing starting on 31st October #MoodleQA

October 5th, 2016

Moodle 3.2 – The “New Moodle” as coined by Founder and CEO – Dr. Martin Dougiamas, is now getting ready for QA testing with incorporation of all new features. The testing is an important part of the development process as it will take a look on new features from a user’s  point of view. Read More

Docker – The container solution for applications #MoodleDev

September 17th, 2016

In the recently concluded Moodle General Developer Meeting, Rajesh Taneja shared a presentation on “Docker – Replacement for VM“. The goal of the presentation is to discuss about Using Docker for development/testing environment. Read More

Behat support for third party themes MDL-55072 #Moodle

July 12th, 2016

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. Read More

Detect and Remove Spam from your #Moodle site using Spam Deletion block

July 6th, 2016

Spam is the irrelevant and unsolicited messages sent to users and Moodle is also prone to the spammers. To improve the self defense of your Moodle site, you can make use of the Spam Deletion Block which can be sued to detect and remove spam from your Moodle site. Read More

Moodle Community Developer Meeting May 2016- Recording available now #MoodleDev

May 20th, 2016

Video recording of the Moodle Community Developer meeting held on 11th May, 2016 is now available online. The agenda for the recently concluded community developer meeting was Read More

Moodle 3.1 QA testing complete – Release Candidate 1(RC1) available for download! #Moodle3.1

May 20th, 2016

Moodle 3.1 has passed all the 530 Quality Assurance (QA) tests successfully with a herculean effort from all the Moodle community members. Many thanks to all testers who had put a lot of efforts in QA testing of Moodle 3.1 before initial release within less than 4 weeks. 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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Help Moodle in QA testing with PHP7 #Moodle #MoodleQA #PHP7

December 18th, 2015

Moodle 3.0.1 which is coming next week (see our previous coverage here) with support for both PHP5 and PHP7 has entered in the min QA cycle starting today.

In a recent announcement on Moodle Forums, Rajesh Taneja has posted about the starting of the QA cycle which will contains over 250 issues in total. Read More

Moodle Developer Meeting – Watch youtube recording

April 21st, 2015

Moodle’s developer meeting for April 2015 is concluded today. In the meeting, Urs Hunkler discussed about his experience with Mustache template based Clean theme for Moodle 2.9, Adrian Greeve navigates through the UI navigation improvements in Moodle 2.9, Petr Skoda presented on the new timezones handling in Moodle 2.9 and Rajesh Taneja presents about Behat tests runs in parallel. Read More