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The development blog of the Percolate LMS

As of version 2.0, Percolate is a libre (open-source) LMS released under the AGPLv3. Check out the repository here on GitHub.

This is its development blog.

2018-06-18

Tags as an alternative to checkboxes

It was pretty obvious that we needed to add a checkbox to our interface. I had just created the printable certificates feature in Percolate and we needed the ability to turn them on and off (not every content item will need a certificate). Sounds like a job for a checkbox, right? But I was loath to add one. Checkboxes are surprisingly painfulWhy? What’s wrong with an innocent little checkbox? Print certificate First, getting the right wording for a checkbox can be surprisingly difficult. Read more...