Today Martin Dougiamas has announced a major change as to how Moodle HQ will be supporting mobile development for Moodle.
- Moodle HQ is stopping development of the iOS app – although it will continue to work for now
- The code for the official iOS app has been released under GPL
- They have contracted Juan Leyva to lead the development of his Unofficial Moodle Mobile app to be a new one called “Moodle Mobile” which will be supported by Moodle HQ – this will be GPL licensed.
- The expected release date for the first official “Moodle Mobile” is around the end of the year near Moodle 2.4 release.
Although I really liked the iOS app, and like the idea of specific apps, this is great news as it tackles the multi-platform issue in a scalable manageable way.
Sooo looking forward to the first release.
For the full post from Martin see: http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=206736
For the roadmap for the Moodle Mobile app see: http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MOBILE-153