Author Archives: Steve Addison

Step 53 – Delaying the Closing Sequence

I’m still trying to fix the problem that my reader’s SCO highlighted (described in this post). I’ve implemented the optional data element that it’s trying to use – cmi.comments – but that hasn’t fixed the problem. So I need to … Continue reading

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Step 52 – cmi.comments and cmi.comments_from_lms

A reader recently contacted me with a problem that raised some interesting issues. Hopefully, we’ve now resolved the problem but, since the issues might well occur with other SCOs, what I’d like to do is to walk through the process … Continue reading

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New Site Layout

I’m taking a break from development to re-arrange the VSSCORM website. I think the new structure and navigation will make it easier for me to organize the content, and for you to find it when you need it. This will … Continue reading

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Regrouping … What Next?

OK – I’ve come quite a long way with understanding the SCORM 1.2 standard (although it would be wrong to claim that I understand all of its nuances), and a fair way with the development of the VSSCORM interface. So, … Continue reading

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Download VS SCORM 1.2 RTE Rev 2.1

After a somewhat longer time than I’d planned, here’s Rev 2.1 of the VSSCORM 1.2 RTE. It includes the following changes from Rev 2.0:

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Another Bug in VS SCORM 1.2 RTE Rev 2.0

An eagle-eyed reader of the blog has brought the following bug to my attention. In all cases in the php code, you use the string “ab initio” as the value for cmi.core.entry when it is the first time a SCO … Continue reading

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Step 51 – Testing for API Session State

In Step 48, I introduced a flag to indicate whether a session had been finished or not. In that post, it was used to ensure that LMSFinish wasn’t called multiple times. But I really ought to extend it to make … Continue reading

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Bug in VSSCORM 1.2 RTE Rev 2.0

I recently spotted a bug in VS SCORM 1.2 RTE Rev 2.0. Line 54 of finish.php reads: $rawscore = readElement(‘cmi.score.raw’); It should read: $rawscore = readElement(‘cmi.core.score.raw’); I’ll incorporate this fix in a new release of the RTE once I’ve made … Continue reading

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A Simple SCORM 1.2 Content Package

If you want a very simple test case, you can use this content package – a single SCO consisting of: a title page; 3 test questions (the correct answer in each case is “true”); and a results page.

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Download VS SCORM 1.2 RTE Rev 2.0 (Caching Version)

Rev 2.0 of the VS SCORM RTE – the first version with client-side caching – is now available for you to download.

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