QA testing for Moodle 3.1, which began since last Tuesday is now almost 75% passed by a great effort from the Moodle Community members. The first stable version of Moodle 3.1 is scheduled to be released on 23 May 2016.
Quality Assurance testing is an important testing before the release of the new version as it will test the functionality of Moodle from a user’s point of view. Real users systematically try each feature in Moodle and test that it works in the current version of the Moodle code.
There are a total of 524 issues in Moodle 3.1 QA testing out of which 384 are passed, 125 are open, 14 failed and 01 termed as obsolete. You can also help in Quality testing of Moodle 3.1 by following the instructions mentioned here and picking the issues in Moodle Tracker here.
The testing steps need not any special technical skills and can be performed by any experienced Moodle user. It involves:
- Selecting a test from the issues list
- Performing each steps using Moodle QA testing site or your own development site with debugging set to developer level,
- Choosing the appropriate workflow action depending upon the results with a comment.
To check the latest updates about the QA testing status of Moodle 3.1, please check out the Moodle 3.1 QA testing tracker dashboard here.
Many thanks to all the community members for their efforts and help in Quality Assurance testing of Moodle 3.1 and helping in making Moodle better.