Moodle 1.9 Extension Development
by Jonathan Moore and Mike Churchward
Release date: April 29, 2010
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Added to this database by Jonathan Moore - Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 10:57 PM
Last updated - Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 7:33 PM
Overview of Moodle 1.9 Extension Development
- Develop your own blocks, activities, filters, and organize your content with secure code
- Thoroughly covers key libraries of Moodle and best practices to use them
- Explore the Moodle architectural concepts, how it is structured, and how it works
- Detailed examples and screenshots for easy learning
Moodle gives you the power to create and customize feature-rich plug-ins. If you can write Moodle plug-ins, you can make it do just about anything. From making the site easier to administer, to new features, to completely changing the way it looks; plug-ins are the method Moodle offers to customize and extend its functionality.
This book will show you how to build all sorts of Moodle plug-ins: admin plug-ins, Blocks, Activities, Grading components, Reports, Fliters that change the way your site works and looks. You will develop standard Moodle plug-ins such as Activities, Filters, and Blocks by creating functioning code that you can execute in your own Moodle installation. Writing modular plug-ins for Moodle will be a large focus of this book.