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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-18444

Speed up Moodle by Google Gear

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Trivial
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Performance
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      Description

      Google Gear integration

      Currently, Moodle loads a lot of javascript and css files to run, this causes many http connections, which could slow the web performance, one possible solution to solve this is using Google Gear to cache these files (including pictures) locally.

      Google Gear LocalServer: http://code.google.com/apis/gears/api_localserver.html
      Offline resources in Firefox: https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Offline_resources_in_Firefox

      One successful case is wordpress turbo: http://www.teckitech.com/blogging/speed-up-wordpress-with-wordpress-turbo-google-gears/

      There are more things we can do using Google Gear:

      1. we can create toolkits for students/teacher to store notes or useful information locally
      2. when Internet connection is broken, store assignments locally, when internet is active, upload assignments automatically.
      3. Even more, we can create off-line moodle (however, I think it is too much for GOSC)

      This might be a GSOC project.

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