Using FTP from within NetBeans

I ran into a small problem the other day. The code I had written and tested on my local XAMPP server worked fine, but once uploaded to my hosting server, it did not. I started doing the usual debugging – make a change, ftp to server, refresh browser. Then I though – hell, there must…

Being a little responsive

  Last week I finally got the opportunity to really get my hands dirty with Moodle 2.5 and a responsive theme. This being my first dig about in Moodle 2.5 meant I had to learn a few things at speed, not least of all compiling my LESS code. Since running a Windows 8 machine, I…

Moodle dashboard – take 2

So in the past my previous versions of the Moodle Dashboard were all built using Adobe Flex and AMFPHP. The application was deployed to the users desktop as an AIR application, and they could run reports to their hearts content. Since then a few things have changed – and I decide the next version would…

Finding the right PHP editor

Having moved to Windows 8, I found myself on the hunt for a new PHP editor. When doing project work I always turn to Eclipse PDT as my editor of choice. I don’t think it’s brilliant, but I am very comfortable using the UI. When not working in PHP, I use Flash Builder for some…

Moodle Off-Line Application

Someone asked me recently what the chances would be of building an offline client for Moodle. To be honest I had not thought about that, so I did. Moodle has three types of content essentially: Courses built using the Moodle authoring tool SCORM courses (including Authorware) Flash modules in the Moodle course To my mind…

New Additions to iLite Mobile Moodle

We have added to additional features to Mobile, they are My Profile and My Grades. My Profile Shows a list of your details, your name, User ID, email, city, country and when you first and last accessed the site. My Grades This shows a list of all the courses that you are registered for. When…