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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.


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...