First of all let us all congratulate Michael de Raadt for his new position as Head of Ed Tech at Canberra Grammar School and wish him all the best for his next assignment.
Michael has developed a new block which is similar to the progress bar block but works entirely on completion setting called ‘Completion Progress’. Michael is seeking community feedback for testing out the new block and submit your feedback about the working of the block. Read More
Mary Evans is designing a new Moodle theme for Moodle 3.1 named “GoLogo” and seeks contribution from Moodle Community members in testing the same and providing your feedback.
In a recent post on Moodle forums, Mary posted about the release of the initial version of the GoLogo theme which is a simple theme with a lot of custom block regions and very few settings. Read More
Now since PHP 7 alpha is released on 12 June 2015, so definitely Moodle has to be tested with it to review the performance and other issues.
Usman Asar, one of the most Particularly Helpful Moodler (PHM), has tested Moodle with PHP 7.0.0 alpha and mentioned a considerable improvement of up to 30% or more in memory usage and rendering time improvement with PHP 5.6.7 (zend opcache enabled in both cases). Along with the improved performance he has also experienced many errors while testing. Read More
Moodle 2.9 has achieved 100% QA test pass rate within a time span of only 3 and a half weeks, congrats to all the Quality Assurance (QA) testers who helped in completing the QA testing and the developers who have fixed the bugs identified during testing for retesting. Read More
Moodle 2.9 QA testing is almost over with 99% tests are marked as completed and only 3 tests are pending now. A very big applause to all the testers and developers to participate in the QA testing of the worlds best LMS.
Moodle 2.9 QA testing has entered the final stages of reaching the all pass status as it has crossed more than 94% pass tests and now only few tests are balance. So, all the testers, developers are encouraged to finish off the pending tests soon so that to helps Moodle to complete 100% QA completion and earn themselves a Moodle Testers badge. Read More
If you are a Moodle Plugin developer or a Moodle Theme designer then you can download the development version of Moodle 2.9 to check out your plugins and themes and make them compatible for the Moodle 2.9 version.
Moodle 2.9 which is scheduled to be released on 11 May 2015, is available for all the developers and designers two months in advance (Non-Production site version) for testing and adjust their plugins and themes according to the changes. Read More