BigBlueButton 1.0 released with new polling, emoticons and improved video dock @bigbluebutton

May 18th, 2016

BigBlueButton, the most popular open source web conferencing system for online learning, has been updated to a new version 1.0 with improved features.

In a recent announcement on the BigBlueButton project blog, the BBN team announced the release of the new stable version after testing the beta version for more than 6 months. Read More

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

Vote for tracker issue – “Activity Chooser On/Off” should be removed from Moodle #MoodleTracker

March 10th, 2016

Activity Chooser On/off link which was introduced in Moodle 2.3, in order to combine the Add an activity and Add a resource menus into a single menu and avoid confusion for people coming directly from Moodle 1.9 to Moodle 2.3 onwards is now no longer required.

There is a Moodle tracker issue raised to kill this activity chooser on/off link as it is no longer required as per the Moodle tracker issue – MDL 53399. Read More

Want to submit your plugin to Moodle Community – Check out this plugins contribution guide #MoodleDev #MoodlePlugins

December 17th, 2015

Are you also developing a plugin for Moodle and looking for a quick reference checklist before submitting it to the community. If that is the case, then you can have a look on the Plugins Contribution checklist in the Moodle Developers documentation. Read More

Moodle 3.0 – New features and improvements

October 22nd, 2015

Moodle 3.0 the next stable release of the most popular open source LMS “Moodle” is fully packed with new features and lot of improvements. We looked upon all the issues slated in the Moodle Tracker for Moodle 3.0 and found these new features and improvements will have the biggest impact. Read More

Block HTML (Per Role) updated for Moodle 2.9

September 11th, 2015

HTML (per role) block is a very useful block to show different content to distinct roles at the same layout location within a moodle course. It has been updated to a new version to support all Moodle versions from 2.2 onwards.

It is very useful block to improve the usability of your Moodle site as you can display different content to the users based on their roles on your site. Read More

Moodle 2.9 new features

April 10th, 2015

Moodle 2.9 the upcoming version of the most popular open source LMS which is in the code freeze state now and waiting for the QA tsting to commence from 13 April onwards, contains a lots of new features, fixed bugs and improvements in the existing functionality. Read More