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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=== 3.3 ===
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6 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the course filters list and status.
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8 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following additional file fields:
9 - mimetype (the file mime type)
10 - isexternalfile (if is a file reference to a external repository)
11 - repositorytype (the repository name in case is a external file)
12 Those fields are VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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13 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following fields for section and modules:
14 - uservisible (whether the section or module is visible by the user)
15 - availabilityinfo (availability information if the course or module has any access restriction set
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17=== 3.2 ===
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19 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns the section's number in the course (new section field).
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21 * External functions that were returning file information now return the following file fields:
22 filename, filepath, mimetype, filesize, timemodified and fileurl.
23 Those fields are now marked as VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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24 * The modchooser now uses a renderable and a template, thus its associated renderer
25 methods have been deprecated. Note that the call to core_course_render::course_modchooser,
26 is still required. Deprecated methods:
27 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module_types
28 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module
29 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_title
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30 * You can now specify a course end date when calling core_course_external::create_courses and core_course_external::update_courses
31 external functions. core_course_external::get_courses external function is now returning courses end date values.