MDL-68177 course: split course_info_box into different methods
[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=== 3.9 ===
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6* The function get_module_metadata is now deprecated. Please use \core_course\local\service\content_item_service instead.
1e7e255d 7* Activity module names are now PARAM_ALPHANUM instead of PARAM_ALPHA so integers can be used in activity module names
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8* The following functions have been added to core_course_renderer class to have more granularity. They can be overriden in
9 extending classes:
10 - course_name
11 - course_enrolment_icons
12 - course_summary
13 - course_contacts
14 - course_overview_files
15 - course_category_name
16 - course_custom_fields
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c128ccc1 18=== 3.8 ===
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20* The following functions have been finally deprecated and can not be used any more:
21 - core_course_external::get_activities_overview
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22* External function core_course_external::get_enrolled_courses_by_timeline_classification now also supports the classification
23 'allincludinghidden' which delivers all courses including hidden courses. The classification 'all' still returns all courses
24 without hidden courses.
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76724712 26=== 3.7 ===
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28 * The course pattern function in course_summary_exporter::get_course_pattern has been moved to $OUTPUT->get_generated_image_for_id.
29 * The course color function in course_summary_exporter::coursecolor has been moved to $OUTPUT->get_generated_color_for_id.
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30 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents new returns the following additional completiondata field:
31 - valueused (indicates whether the completion state affects the availability of other content)
9b8aed89 32 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns a new contentsinfo field with summary files information.
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33 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns an additional field "tags" returning the content tags.
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35=== 3.6 ===
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1206a487 37 * External function core_course_external::get_course_public_information now returns the roles and the primary role of course
a487a3ed 38 contacts.
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39 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following additional file fields:
40 - onclick (onclick javascript action code)
41 - afterlink (after link info to be displayed)
42 - customdata (module custom data (JSON encoded))
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43 - completion (to indicate if completion is enabled or not)
44 - completiondata (completion status for the current user in the module)
f3507f59 45 * External function core_group_external::get_course_user_groups now can return all user courses group information.
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8c52eb2a 47=== 3.5 ===
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7afa724c 49 * There is a new capability 'moodle/course:setforcedlanguage' to control which users can force the course
8c52eb2a 50 language; create_course and update_course functions delegate access control to the caller code; if you
7afa724c 51 are calling those functions you may be interested in checking if the logged in user has 'moodle/course:setforcedlanguage' capability.
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53=== 3.3 ===
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55 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the course filters list and status.
ef83fc2a 56 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the end date of the course.
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57 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following additional file fields:
58 - mimetype (the file mime type)
59 - isexternalfile (if is a file reference to a external repository)
60 - repositorytype (the repository name in case is a external file)
61 Those fields are VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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62 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following fields for section and modules:
63 - uservisible (whether the section or module is visible by the user)
64 - availabilityinfo (availability information if the course or module has any access restriction set
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66=== 3.2 ===
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68 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns the section's number in the course (new section field).
82f5802a 69 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns if a section is hidden in the course format.
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70 * External functions that were returning file information now return the following file fields:
71 filename, filepath, mimetype, filesize, timemodified and fileurl.
72 Those fields are now marked as VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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73 * The modchooser now uses a renderable and a template, thus its associated renderer
74 methods have been deprecated. Note that the call to core_course_render::course_modchooser,
75 is still required. Deprecated methods:
76 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module_types
77 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module
78 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_title
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79 * You can now specify a course end date when calling core_course_external::create_courses and core_course_external::update_courses
80 external functions. core_course_external::get_courses external function is now returning courses end date values.