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795a08ad 1This files describes API changes in /blocks/* - activity modules,
2information provided here is intended especially for developers.
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4=== 2.4 ===
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6Created new capability 'blocks/xxx:myaddinstance' that determines whether a user can add
7a specific block to their My Home page. This capability was only defined for blocks where
8the applicable_formats function does not include "'my' => false" in the returned array,
9allowing it be added to the My Home page.
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11=== 2.3 ===
12
13required changes in code:
14* block_xxx_pluginfile() is now given the 7th parameter (hopefully the last one) that
15 contains additional options for the file serving. The array should be re-passed
16 to send_stored_file().
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795a08ad 18=== 2.0 ===
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20required changes in code:
21* use new DML syntax everywhere
22* use new DDL syntax in db/upgrade.php
23* replace defaults.php by settings.php and db/install.php
24* replace STATEMENTS section in db/install.xml by db/install.php
25* move post instalation code from install() method into db/install.php
26* completely rewrite file handling
27* rewrite backup/restore
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28* theme changes: move plugin styles into blocks/xxx/styles.css and use new css markers for images,
29 move all images into new blocks/xxx/pix/ directory and use new outputlib api
cbcc9852 30 old global $THEME is fully replaced by $OUTPUT
19538d8c 31* remove '_utf8' from language pack names, use new {$a} syntax in language packs
ee362526 32* use 'pluginname' lang pack identifier instead of 'blockname'
8571833f 33* move cron and version number into standard version.php
dbf9e4ba 34* removed support for old config_global.html, use settings.php
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