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This files describes API changes in /course/*,
information provided here is intended especially for developers.

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=== 3.5 ===
 * There is a new capability 'moodle/course:forcelanguage' to control which users can force the course
   language; create_course and update_course functions delegate access control to the caller code; if you
   are calling those functions you may be interested in checking if the logged in user has 'moodle/course:forcelanguage' capability.

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=== 3.3 ===

 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the course filters list and status.
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 * External function core_course_external::get_courses_by_field now returns the end date of the course.
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 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following additional file fields:
   - mimetype (the file mime type)
   - isexternalfile (if is a file reference to a external repository)
   - repositorytype (the repository name in case is a external file)
   Those fields are VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now return the following fields for section and modules:
   - uservisible (whether the section or module is visible by the user)
   - availabilityinfo (availability information if the course or module has any access restriction set
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=== 3.2 ===

 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns the section's number in the course (new section field).
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 * External function core_course_external::get_course_contents now returns if a section is hidden in the course format.
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 * External functions that were returning file information now return the following file fields:
   filename, filepath, mimetype, filesize, timemodified and fileurl.
   Those fields are now marked as VALUE_OPTIONAL for backwards compatibility.
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 * The modchooser now uses a renderable and a template, thus its associated renderer
   methods have been deprecated. Note that the call to core_course_render::course_modchooser,
   is still required. Deprecated methods:
   - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module_types
   - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_module
   - core_course_renderer::course_modchooser_title
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 * You can now specify a course end date when calling core_course_external::create_courses and core_course_external::update_courses
   external functions. core_course_external::get_courses external function is now returning courses end date values.