moodledata location affects Moodle performance

I’ve been working with Moodle for several years now, primarily as part of the SLOODLE project. However, one thing that has always been a source of frustration is how slow Moodle often seems on my local Windows Vista PC in work (sadly, I don’t have the option of upgrading to Win7). As it turns out, the performance problem was entirely caused by where I had placed my “moodledata” folder, and there is any easy solution.
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Flash for the open source lover

I may be a number of months behind the game in this one, but in my meanderings about the web, I ran across the beautiful “swftools“, which is a collection of open source (GPL) tools for doing stuff with SWF files. In other words, Flash… and you don’t need any piracy shenanigans to do it. (That’s been the one hurdle that stopped me from making Flash content before… I don’t have the money to buy the official software, and I refuse to stoop to piracy for it). Read more Flash for the open source lover