weekly 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.
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4=== 3.5 ===
5 * There is a new capability 'moodle/course:forcelanguage' to control which users can force the course
6 language; create_course and update_course functions delegate access control to the caller code; if you
7 are calling those functions you may be interested in checking if the logged in user has 'moodle/course:forcelanguage' capability.
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9=== 3.3 ===
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11 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the course filters list and status.
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13 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following additional file fields:
14 - mimetype (the file mime type)
15 - isexternalfile (if is a file reference to a external repository)
16 - repositorytype (the repository name in case is a external file)
17 Those fields are VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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18 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following fields for section and modules:
19 - uservisible (whether the section or module is visible by the user)
20 - availabilityinfo (availability information if the course or module has any access restriction set
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22=== 3.2 ===
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24 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns the section's number in the course (new section field).
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26 * External functions that were returning file information now return the following file fields:
27 filename, filepath, mimetype, filesize, timemodified and fileurl.
28 Those fields are now marked as VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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29 * The modchooser now uses a renderable and a template, thus its associated renderer
30 methods have been deprecated. Note that the call to core_course_render::course_modchooser,
31 is still required. Deprecated methods:
32 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module_types
33 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module
34 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_title
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35 * You can now specify a course end date when calling core_course_external::create_courses and core_course_external::update_courses
36 external functions. core_course_external::get_courses external function is now returning courses end date values.