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Moodle 3.x Developer's Guide by Ian Wild

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System APIs

Having built a basic administration plugin in the first half of this chapter, in the next we will be looking at a simple Moodle course plugin and, by doing so, investigate five more basic internal programming interfaces:

  • Events API
  • File Storage API
  • Cache API
  • Form API
  • Output API

The plugin we will be investigating in this chapter (and will continue to develop in Chapter 5, Creative Teaching - Developing Custom Resources and Activities) is an enhanced multiple choice interaction, based on the choice activity (see https://docs.moodle.org/31/en/Choice_activity).

Our instructional design (ID) colleagues who have been developing the Organizational Resilience Training Program have been working on multiple-choice questions (MCQs) that ...

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