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* [[DML functions|DML functions]]: One list of the available Data Manipulation functions and their usage.
 
* [[DML functions|DML functions]]: One list of the available Data Manipulation functions and their usage.
 
* [[XMLDB defining an XML structure|XMLDB Usage]]: Explanation about the XML schema basis, the [[XMLDB defining an XML structure#The XMLDB editor|XML editor]] embedded within Moodle, its [[XMLDB defining an XML structure#Conventions|naming conventions]] and one simple but illustrative [[XMLDB defining an XML structure#One example: the assignment module|example]].
 
* [[XMLDB defining an XML structure|XMLDB Usage]]: Explanation about the XML schema basis, the [[XMLDB defining an XML structure#The XMLDB editor|XML editor]] embedded within Moodle, its [[XMLDB defining an XML structure#Conventions|naming conventions]] and one simple but illustrative [[XMLDB defining an XML structure#One example: the assignment module|example]].
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* [[Coding|Coding guidelines]]: The main coding guidelines and, more exactly, the [[Database|database structures section]] that you must follow carefully in order to produce good cross-db code.
 
* [[Coding|Coding guidelines]]: The main coding guidelines and, more exactly, the [[Database|database structures section]] that you must follow carefully in order to produce good cross-db code.
 
* [[Database Schema|Database schema]]: Moodle database diagrams in [http://fabforce.net/dbdesigner4/ DBDesigner4] format.
 
* [[Database Schema|Database schema]]: Moodle database diagrams in [http://fabforce.net/dbdesigner4/ DBDesigner4] format.

Revision as of 22:23, 30 May 2009


XMLDB is Moodle's database abstraction layer. That is, the library of code that lets moodle interact with and access the database.

In this page you will find links to all the XMLDB related documentation. Currently you will find documents both belonging to the XMLDB category and to the general Developer and Installation categories plus some interesting external links.

Introduction

  • Introduction: Where the general idea of the XMLDB whole thing is explained.
  • Roadmap: An overall view of the process of implementing the XMLDB subsystem, with details for each point of the process.
  • Problems: A comprensive list of issues that need to be determined/solved prior to incorporate them to the roadmap.

Installation

Developing

Bugs and new features

Database engine documentation

Here are convenient links to the reference documentation of the various database engines we support, should you need to check that something is supported by all of them:

See also