Moodle Analytics – Part 3. – Setting up TensorBoard to view the Model Results in cPanel

After evaluating a model you will get the following message in Moodle: Launch TensorBoard from command line by typing: tensorboard –logdir=’/path_to_your_moodledata/models/4/1566208427/evaluation/coreanalyticstime_splittingquarters/logs/1566583192278/tensor’ Installing moodlemlbackend is a prerequisite to view the model results. Read this quick guide on how to setup the prerequisites. The moodlemlbackend package comes with an older version of TensorFlow package which contains a […]

Moodle Analytics – Part 1. – Setting up the Python Machine Learning Backend in cPanel

Moodle Analytics machine learning models were introduced in Moodle 3.7.Moodle currently supports two predictions processors: PHP machine learning backend which comes with the core installation Python machine learning backend which is using TensorFlow and much more accurate than the PHP backend and which is recommended over the PHP by MoodleDev. Python backend requires python binary […]

Moodle 3.3 with MySQL SSL Connection in the Azure Cloud

Update: Microsoft Azure Database for MySQL: Use PHP (not) to Connect and Query Data article has now some new updates. Microsoft listened to my words, so I have found a documentation how to connect to Azure Database for MySQL with PHP via SSL connection. This can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/mysql/howto-configure-ssl Of course this is not […]

Moodle – .vtt Captions do not Work with Internet Explorer

Another thing that works in every other browser but does not work in Internet Explorer. So my solution is to set the MIME type for the .vtt files. This can be done under the Site administration / Server / File types (Moodle >= 2.9). Click on “Add a new file type” button. Set Extension to […]

Moodle plugin: Aardvark theme – Anchor Offset to Adjust for Fixed Header

I have using Aardvark theme for many years (thanks Shaun). With my latest Aardvark theme deployment I had a problem that the fixed header was relative big (160 pixel) and when using hash tag links in the courses the content of the anchors was covered by the header. I needed to offset the anchors for […]

Another Moodle report – List of users in a course with enrolment and access info

A report was needed by my client to list participants in a course with access info, so those who did not access the course can be warned to perform the mandatory quiz before closing it. SELECT u.firstname, u.lastname, u.idnumber, c.shortname, IF(ue.status = 0, ‘Active’, ‘Suspended’) as status, e.enrol, FROM_UNIXTIME(ue.timecreated, ‘%m/%d/%Y %h:%i:%s %p’) as enrollment_date, IF(ue.timestart = […]

Moodle – Filepicker not working in 2.7.1+ on HTTPS

As a request to our client we changed to HTTPS on our server for their Moodle 2.7.1+ instance. I configured the site, but after the change the file picker stopped working. I have found that Chrome console shows the following: Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 404 (Not Found) https://c328740.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/mathjax/2.3-latest/MathJax.js?delayStartupUntil=configured Uncaught […]