on-demand release 3.6dev+
[moodle.git] / course / upgrade.txt
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1This files describes API changes in /course/*,
2information provided here is intended especially for developers.
3
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4=== 3.6 ===
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6 * External function core_course_external::get_course_public_information now returns the roles and the primary role of course
7 contacts.
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8c52eb2a 9=== 3.5 ===
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7afa724c 11 * There is a new capability 'moodle/course:setforcedlanguage' to control which users can force the course
8c52eb2a 12 language; create_course and update_course functions delegate access control to the caller code; if you
7afa724c 13 are calling those functions you may be interested in checking if the logged in user has 'moodle/course:setforcedlanguage' capability.
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15=== 3.3 ===
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17 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the course filters list and status.
ef83fc2a 18 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the end date of the course.
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19 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following additional file fields:
20 - mimetype (the file mime type)
21 - isexternalfile (if is a file reference to a external repository)
22 - repositorytype (the repository name in case is a external file)
23 Those fields are VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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24 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following fields for section and modules:
25 - uservisible (whether the section or module is visible by the user)
26 - availabilityinfo (availability information if the course or module has any access restriction set
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28=== 3.2 ===
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30 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns the section's number in the course (new section field).
82f5802a 31 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns if a section is hidden in the course format.
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32 * External functions that were returning file information now return the following file fields:
33 filename, filepath, mimetype, filesize, timemodified and fileurl.
34 Those fields are now marked as VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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35 * The modchooser now uses a renderable and a template, thus its associated renderer
36 methods have been deprecated. Note that the call to core_course_render::course_modchooser,
37 is still required. Deprecated methods:
38 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module_types
39 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module
40 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_title
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41 * You can now specify a course end date when calling core_course_external::create_courses and core_course_external::update_courses
42 external functions. core_course_external::get_courses external function is now returning courses end date values.