Fontawesome Icon filter updated with fixed bugs

July 31st, 2015

Fontawesome icon filter has been updated to work with FontAwesome 4.4 The fontawesome icon filter allows you to use fontawesome icons in your Moodle course if you are using a FontAwsome equipped theme (like Essential, Elegance, Shoehorn, Shoelace, BCU).

This filter allows you to add FontAwesome icons to anywhere you have a¬†text box in Moodle. Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized — size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the power of CSS. Read More

Testing Moodle and PHP 7

June 14th, 2015

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