MDL-64656 core_tag: Return tags in modules and blog
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1This files describes API changes in /course/*,
2information provided here is intended especially for developers.
3
4=== 3.7 ===
5
6 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents new returns the following additional completiondata field:
7 - valueused (indicates whether the completion state affects the availability of other content)
8 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns a new contentsinfo field with summary files information.
9 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns an additional field "tags" returning the content tags.
10
11
12=== 3.6 ===
13
14 * External function core_course_external::get_course_public_information now returns the roles and the primary role of course
15 contacts.
16 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following additional file fields:
17 - onclick (onclick javascript action code)
18 - afterlink (after link info to be displayed)
19 - customdata (module custom data (JSON encoded))
20 - completion (to indicate if completion is enabled or not)
21 - completiondata (completion status for the current user in the module)
22 * External function core_group_external::get_course_user_groups now can return all user courses group information.
23
24=== 3.5 ===
25
26 * There is a new capability 'moodle/course:setforcedlanguage' to control which users can force the course
27 language; create_course and update_course functions delegate access control to the caller code; if you
28 are calling those functions you may be interested in checking if the logged in user has 'moodle/course:setforcedlanguage' capability.
29
30=== 3.3 ===
31
32 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the course filters list and status.
33 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the end date of the course.
34 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following additional file fields:
35 - mimetype (the file mime type)
36 - isexternalfile (if is a file reference to a external repository)
37 - repositorytype (the repository name in case is a external file)
38 Those fields are VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
39 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following fields for section and modules:
40 - uservisible (whether the section or module is visible by the user)
41 - availabilityinfo (availability information if the course or module has any access restriction set
42
43=== 3.2 ===
44
45 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns the section's number in the course (new section field).
46 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns if a section is hidden in the course format.
47 * External functions that were returning file information now return the following file fields:
48 filename, filepath, mimetype, filesize, timemodified and fileurl.
49 Those fields are now marked as VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
50 * The modchooser now uses a renderable and a template, thus its associated renderer
51 methods have been deprecated. Note that the call to core_course_render::course_modchooser,
52 is still required. Deprecated methods:
53 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module_types
54 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module
55 - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_title
56 * You can now specify a course end date when calling core_course_external::create_courses and core_course_external::update_courses
57 external functions. core_course_external::get_courses external function is now returning courses end date values.