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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.6. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle may be available here: History.

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  • 1998 Martin begins preliminary work on Moodle
  • 1999 Martin trials early prototypes - paper "Improving the effectiveness of tools for internet based education"
  • 2001 Moodle.com runs Moodle - first forum post
  • 2001 http://smec2001.moodle.com/ Peter Taylor
  • Nov 2001 available via CVS
  • Dec 2001 installation documentation
  • May 2002 - tracker (just Martin)
  • History of Quiz development 2002-2011 https://docs.moodle.org/dev/History_of_the_Moodle_quiz_and_question_bank
  • Paper presented http://dougiamas.com/writing/herdsa2002/
  • August 20 2002 Moodle 1 is released
  • Sept 2002 forum post "there is a new "course" on this server called "Using Moodle", which I will be developing as a place for teachers, administrators and developers to discuss, er, using Moodle. "
  • French, Finnish Portuguese Italian German, Spanish, Catalan, US Eng, Japanese
  • Dec 2002 if you're handy with CSS, HTML and a paint program, perhaps you'd like to design some new standard themes (skins) for Moodle, to be included in Moodle 1.0.8.
  • Feb 20o3 -Moodle.com splits with Moodle.org
  • Feb 2004 - groups
  • 2004 First Moodle Moot July Oxford and German Moodle Moot
  • March 2004 over a 1000 registered sites and a year later over 3000 in over 100 countries
  • Oct 2005 -Moodle HQ
  • Nov 2005 Open University chooses Moodle
  • 2006 new documentation wiki Jan 2006 Documentation steward Helen Foster
  • 2006 Certification>MCCC 2008
  • July 2006 First official Moodle Certified Teacher (Nedim Dedic)
  • 2007 Google summer of code
  • 2008 Community Manager
  • 2008 half a million registered users
  • 2009 Planet Moodle
  • 2009 50 Moodle partners
  • 2010 New premises http://www.flickr.com/photos/moodler/sets/72157623325227250/detail/
  • 2010 Started using Git
  • 2010 Moodle 2 Nov
  • 2010 over a million registered users
  • 2010 Dec School demo
  • 2011 separate versions of docs
  • 2011 onwards mobile app >HTML 5 by 2013
  • 2012 over a hundred languages
  • 2012 Moodle research conference
  • 2012 Dropped CVS
  • Feb 2013 releases synchronised