Source: mudrd8mz/node-moodle-client: Node.js client for Moodle web services API
PMM Query Analytics
The QAN is a special dashboard which enables database administrators and application developers to analyze database queries over periods of time and find performance problems. QAN helps you optimize database performance by making sure that queries are executed as expected and within the shortest time possible. In case of problems, you can see which queries may be the cause and get detailed metrics for them.
Source: PMM Query Analytics
MoodleBites: Theme Design Level 2 with Gareth Barnard
MoodleBites Theme Design Level 2
Updated for 2019 – for Moodle 3.6
If you are interested in continuing in Moodle Theme development, and have some development experience, experience with php, and experience with Moodle Themes, then this MoodleBites Theme Design Level 2 is for you! You should have completed, or be familiar with the content of MoodleBites Theme Design Level 1 before taking this advanced course.
This course is 3 weeks in duration, asynchronous, and completely online. Each week contains approximately 2-4 hours work, although this varies depending on your experience with Moodle and themes in general, and how much extension work you wish to complete.
The course is focused on adapting existing Themes (standard Themes and plugin Themes). After successfully completing this course:
- You will understand how Moodle Themes really work.
- You will be able to customise existing Themes.
- You will be able to use simple debugging tools and understand important aspects of the Moodle Theme development and testing process.
There are no live sessions, but participants are encouraged to participate in forums and to share their practical work for others to see and learn from. Note that for this course you should be using Moodle 3.5 or later.
Moodle development course
- Here we cover the basic background of Moodle as a PHP app and its dependencies
- Where to find everything in the project (Dev doc, dev forums, chats, tracker … not only what those things are but when you need them).
- Tools that developers recommend to develop for Moodle (what and why and when)
- How to start and manage development of your own Moodle plugin
Contents of the “Moodle Development” course include:
- Moodle Development Process
- Plugin Types
- Developing a plugin
- Language strings
- Anatomy of a Moodle page
- Simple Input\Output
- Navigation and Settings
- Querying the Database
- Creating New Database Tables
- Roles, Capabilities, Contexts
- Forms API
- Acceptance Testing Using behat
- Unit Testing Using phpunit
- Handling Files
- Events and Logging
- Web Services and AJAX
- Backup and Restore
- Cache API
- Other Plugin Types
- Further Reading and Resources
mysql/mysql-sys: The MySQL sys schema
A collection of views, functions and procedures to help MySQL administrators get insight in to MySQL Database usage.
Moodle Mobile 3.5 Support mod_questionnaire
The power of Open Source.
@tigusigalpa has committed a first pass at adding mobile support to the #Moodle Questionnaire plug-in! Getting closer.
Source: Moodle Mobile 3.5 Support · tigusigalpa/moodle-mod_questionnaire@467a15c
Event Observers in Moodle
“It is essential to support such thing likes event observers in any framework. In this post, I will show how to defined your observers in Moodle.”
Source: Event Observers in Moodle
Overriding a Renderer
One way to customize specific page in your theme is to override a renderer. This post will show you an example of how to do this.
Source: Overriding a Renderer
Simple SQL statements debugging with MySQL global general_log variable turned ON
and a standalone php script that display the relevant SQL statements that are sent by a specific Moodle instance, filtered by the instance admin db username.
PHP Script: github/nadavkav/gist/nadavkav/mysql_statements_monitoring.php
patrickallaert/php-apm: PHP APM (Alternative PHP Monitor)
APM (Alternative PHP Monitor) is a monitoring extension enabling native Application Performance Management (APM) for PHP. It doesn’t require any modification to your application’s code and let’s you collect performance metrics as well as catching issues that may arise.
Source: patrickallaert/php-apm: PHP APM (Alternative PHP Monitor)