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Moodle as a Curriculum and Information Management System Beginner's Guide by Jason Hollowell

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Time for action—installation and basic setup of Xataface

Xataface does introduce a method for users to access the Moodle database directly, so we'll want to be very careful in how we install and set it up. It is highly recommended that you first set up Xataface in a test environment such as the MAMP server we have set up for this book. Follow these steps to get your Xataface tool downloaded, installed, and set up:

  1. Navigate to the Xataface website found at: http://xataface.com.
  2. Click on the Download the latest version link found on the front page of the site, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Time for action—installation and basic setup of Xataface
  3. The link will redirect you to a SourceForge page from ...

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