Moodle 3.7 has arrived!

Source: https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=386516    by Sander Bangma   Moodle 3.7 is here! Over the past 6 months the Moodle Core team have worked hard on the new features for this latest release.  As always, this release has been supported by our dedicated community who have contributed their time and effort towards feature improvements, bug fixes, documentation and translation, helped out…

Dangerous Vulnerability Found In Moodle 3.6.3, Earlier Versions Potentially Affected, Issue Not Yet Fix

Source: https://www.lmspulse.com/2019/dangerous-vulnerability-found-in-moodle-3-6-3-earlier-versions-potentially-affected-issue-not-yet-fix/ On April 28th, a vulnerability affecting Moodle 3.6.3 was documented by ethical hacker from Turkey Özkan Mustafa, aka AKKUŞ on his Pentest Blog. LMSPulse@lmspulse   URGENT: Review the Admin roles in your #Moodle site ASAP CVE-2019-11631 High Severity vulnerability foundÖzkan Mustafa Akkuş@ehakkus  (CVE-2019-11631) In Moodle 3.6.3 and in prior versions, the plugin installation area can…

Moodle versions in git

Source: Moodle Tips https://www.moodletips.com/moodle-versions-in-git/ All versions of Moodle are appropriately tagged in the Moodle git repository (git://git.moodle.org/moodle.git) so you can use the following to show the commits that relate to each version. Just a note too that major versions are branched using the convention MOODLE_XX_STABLE where XX is the version e.g. MOODLE_36_STABLE for Moodle 3.6. This gives you something…

Calculating the total number of forum posts from the course logs in Moodle

Source: https://turn-editing-on.blogspot.com/2019/04/calculating-total-number-of-forum-posts-from-course-logs-in-moodle.html Posted by Ravi Murugesan The course logs in Moodle contains a treasure trove of data for learning analytics. One of the numerous data points in the logs pertains to the forums in the course. If you’d like to calculate the total number of posts learners have made on the forums, how many posts were…