When I roam around the open Internet I sometimes find myself in front of nasty surprises. No, I don’t mean what you think… I see code written so badly which, despite the author’s best intentions, manages to somehow introduce more problems than the single problem it tried to tackle. One such case was a set […]
Today Joomla! turns 5. It was five years ago when a handful of individuals decided to put community engagement and Freedom of Choice above profit and fork the Mambo CMS, forming one of the most successful 100% community-driven projects in the world: Joomla!
Like all of you, I just found out that the upcoming Joomla! World Conference in Melbourne was postponed due to… a rain forecast?! I understand that this is a figure of speech (OK, I’m Greek, I’m not stupid). The “rain” is used metaphorically and this is exactly why I tweeted yesterday that “It takes more […]
Unless you live under a rock, you already know that the past three days J and Beyond 2010 was taking place in Wiesbaden, Germany. The fact that it was the first international Joomla! event was further stressed as it was organized (impeccably!) by the community, for the community. It has been an amazing experience and […]
Republished from http://www.alltogetherasawhole.org/profiles/blogs/an-urgent-call-to-community. For everyone who has read the latest Joomla! Developer Working Group notes, there is one thing which instantly became apparent: Joomla! is like a patient on life support.
Whenever someone decides to launch a website, or hired to do so for a client, he’s given three broad choices which will define how they’ll proceed: static HTML, a CMS or Flash. The former being practically dead due to inflexibility and the latter being not only inflexible, but extremely costly to produce, the CMS route […]
As the maker of JoomlaPack Akeeba Backup – the Open Source utility to backup, restore and migrate your Joomla! site – I often have to face certain challenges. Like when a user told me that as soon as he transferred his site to a different domain, all links in his content would link to the […]