Glossary of common terms

This glossary defines a number of words you will see used often in discussions about Moodle - you'll find them highlighted throughout this course.

If you wish to import this glossary to your Moodle site, you can download this file of exported entries: glossary_of_common_terms_20101214.xml.

Please feel free to add new words here!

Browse the glossary using this index

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Martin Dougiamas


by Martin Dougiamas - Friday, March 4, 2005, 9:01 AM
Java:  a programming language that can be used to write all kinds of programs, from Applets which run in the browser to Midlets that run in Palm handhelds or cell phones to desktop client programs and especially server-side programs including web server "servlets".  Moodle does not use any Java.

Martin Dougiamas


by Martin Dougiamas - Wednesday, October 1, 2003, 2:23 PM
A scripting language that can be used to write small programs in web pages, such as popup menus. Moodle uses a little Javascript.



by Guillermo Madero - Friday, August 8, 2014, 10:03 PM

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