The Joomla! Community Magazine™

Alice Grevet

Alice Grevet

Joomla! sitebuilder and freelance web designer specializing in non-profits. Co-Lead Editor on the Joomla! Community Magazine, and Secretary on the Board of Open Source Matters.

Social Profiles

The Joomla Community Magazine will be four years old in a few months. Since the beginning, this unique and popular communication channel, where the community is the primary contributor, has grown and matured. It’s an on-going process, and today we’d like to mention a few recent changes, and thank some of the people who are making it possible.
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00

Case Study - CrimeSuspect.Net

How does one build a website for crowd-sourcing citizens and law enforcement agencies to better fight crime? With Joomla! of course! “You can’t outrun the click of a mouse…”
Saturday, 01 February 2014 00:00

Interview with Chad Windnagle

One of the most exciting areas of involvement for Joomla has been the participation of young Joomla programmers in Google Summer of Code. Their work has helped to make the software better, and has contributed to numerous articles in this magazine detailing their projects. Chad Windnagle has been coordinating this effort for the past couple of years, and he kindly took the time to sit down for an interview...
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 00:00

Looking to the Future

New Year’s Day is a time for reflection on the past, and for looking ahead to the coming year, thinking about where we have come from, and where we want to go.
Sunday, 01 December 2013 00:00

Leadership Highlights - December 2013

Last month the majority of the Joomla Leadership Teams (CLT - Community Leadership Team; OSM - The Board of Open Source Matters; PLT - Production Leadership Team) gathered in Boston just before the Joomla World Conference, for individual and joint team summits. Recent weeks have been very busy, so for this month's highlights we'll keep it short and sweet:
At the Joomla World Conference in Boston last month I attended Ryan Boog’s session on “Making Your Website Wicked Awesome - Practical Uses and Tips on Utilizing Bootstrap in Joomla!”. My understanding of Bootstrap was pretty minimal, so I decided to pull myself up… and dive in!
Friday, 01 November 2013 00:00

Leadership Highlights - November 2013

The Joomla Project leadership news roundup for the month of November includes some egg-cellent items that will make you smile :-)
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Raising the Bar

Sticking to a deadline can be a challenge in an Open Source project like Joomla! that is run entirely by volunteers. On the magazine, the first of the month is a deadline we cannot miss, and haven't in over three years. We launch on weekends, weekdays, birthdays, vacation days, even New Year's Day! But in order to keep bringing you all the Joomla news that's fit to print, we are  dusting off and adding definition to our submission guide…
Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00

Bio Feedback

In an effort to walk the thin line of balance between the for- and not-for-profit dynamics in our project, we recently made a change on the magazine limiting JCM author links in their bios. This debate is something Dianne and I face every day as Co-Lead Editors on the Joomla Community Magazine, and also as members of the board of Open Source Matters, Inc. (OSM). What is fair? What is proper? How can we know, and what do you think?
Monday, 01 July 2013 00:00

Leadership Highlights - July 2013

Here is a quick roundup of leadership news from recent days...
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