"MDL-16639, php 5.2 don't understand ::static_func, use the old syntax"
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9c82ff2a 1This files describes API changes in /mod/* - activity modules,
2information provided here is intended especially for developers.
3
4=== 2.0 ===
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6WORK IN PROGRESS...
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9c82ff2a 8required changes in code:
9* use new DML syntax everywhere
44f2977c 10 (http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:DML_functions)
9c82ff2a 11* use new DDL syntax in db/upgrade.php
44f2977c 12 (http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:DDL_functions)
9c82ff2a 13* replace defaults.php by settings.php and db/install.php
8026a943 14* replace STATEMENTS section in db/install.xml with PHP code db/install.php
9cb56578 15* move post installation code from lib.php into db/install.php
56f7ff74 16* move uninstallation code from lib.php to db/uninstall.php
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17* new mandatory naming of intro and introformat table fields in module tables,
18 the presence of these fields is indicated in xxx_plugin_supports()
9c82ff2a 19* completely rewrite file handling
44f2977c 20 (http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:File_API)
9c82ff2a 21* rewrite backup/restore
44f2977c 22 (not finished yet)
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23* rewrite trusttext support - new db table columns needed
24* migrate all module features from mod_edit.php form to lib.php/modulename_supports() function
398a160d 25* implement new gradebook support (legacy 1.8.x grading not supported anymore)
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26* migrate custom resource module subtypes into separate modules,
27 necessary only for custom plugins in mod/resource/
af34490a 28* use new $PAGE and $OUTPUT instead of old weblib functions
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29* theme changes: move plugin styles into mod/xxx/styles.css and use new css markers for images,
30 move all images into new mod/xxx/pix/ directory and use new outputlib api
31 move module icon to mod/xxx/pix/icon.gif
cbcc9852 32 old global $THEME is fully replaced by $OUTPUT
8026a943 33 create plugin renderers
0f40b5b1 34 (http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Theme_changes_in_2.0)
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35* migrate all javascript new coding style using YUI3+YUI2
36 (http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:JavaScript_usage_guide)
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39optional - no changes needed in older code:
40* portfolio support
44f2977c 41 (http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Portfolio_API)
9c82ff2a 42* course completion tracking support
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43* new navigation features
44* new comments API
44f2977c 45 (http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Comments_2.0)
8026a943 46* new ratings API
44f2977c 47 (http://docs.moodle.org/en/Development:Ratings_2.0)
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