General plugins (Local): Exploitation technical advices

local_technicalsignals
Maintained by Picture of Valery Fremaux Valery Fremaux
This small plugins provides a light way to display technical administration global advices to all users over the above the Moodle screen.

Exploitation technical advices 2.2 build(2012060100)

Release notes

Local Technical Signals
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This simple plugins provides an easy mean to display service messages to all users without taking over
the moodle screen.

Messages can be distributed to a complete MNET enabled network array activating data_transfer service (See VMoodle).

Message colors available are :

RED : Danger notice
ORANGE : Critical operations in progress
YELLOW : Non critical operation in progress
GREEN : Positive message
CYAN : Information notice

Versions
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Original code reference is on
http://github.com/vfremaux/moodle-local_technicalsignals

Branch : master for version 2.x > 2.2 (should work on 2.1)

No packaged version for 1.9

Install
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Installs in the "local" standard customisation directory

How to make it work locally:
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you just need to have in your curent theme an inclusion to

/local/technicalsignals/lib.php

and make a call to :

local_print_administrator_message();

Just after the "" tag of your layout.

How to make it work in Moodle Network:
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you need :

VMoodle block installed (for Data Exchange Mnet service)

$CFG->mainhostprefix being setup to a recognizable prefix of a mnet_host of your
network with Data_Exchange services published.

You need (of course wink ) to subscribe to Data_Exchange service for this main peer.

Hook Sample :

<?php
include_once $CFG->dirroot.'/local/technicalsignals/lib.php';
local_print_administrator_message()
?>
Moodle 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

Version information

Version build number
2012060100
Version release name
2.2 build(2012060100)
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
75e87000e054639d76add852f65c779c
Supported software
Moodle 2.1, PHP 5.3, PHP 5.2, Moodle 2.2, Moodle 2.3
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.2
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.3

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL
VCS branch
master

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type General plugins (Local)

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder in the "local" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation.