The Joomla! Community Magazine™

Ryan Bernstein

Ryan Bernstein

I'm the lead online trainer at, and I actively volunteer in the Joomla community as a member of the JED team, the Jooma Events Team, the Joomla Marketing Team, and I contribute to the JCM. I am also a composition and public speaking instructor at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, Michigan.

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 00:00

Upcoming Joomla! Events

There are a variety of Joomla! Events scheduled throughout July and August spanning North and South America, Africa and the UK. Joomla! User Group (JUG) meetings and JoomlaDays are intended for everyone from casual users to core developers. The Joomla! Developer Conference, to be held in August, is intended for experienced developers and programmers interested in developing with the Joomla! CMS and Framework. Visit the Joomla! Events Site to browse all events, submit an event or learn how to organize an event.
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

The JED Needs You!

The current Joomla Extensions Directory (JED) features a system that has worked very well up to this point, but it has simply outgrown itself. There is a demand for new features and functionality, and the JED Team is seeking proposals from developers interested in creating a new 3.x listing management extension for a shiny, new Joomla Extensions Directory.
Eden Orion likes astronomy. Specifically, he’s into telescopes. His personal website offers a complete history of the telescope, tips on buying telescopes and he even recently repaired one of Albert Einstein’s telescopes donated to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem by the theoretical physicist himself. Eden also likes Joomla.
Joomla! is an open source content management system and application framework powering nearly 3% of the world’s websites. No. That’s not quite right. Before the 30 million downloads, the 7.5 million monthly visitors, the 2.6 million forum posts, the 10 thousand extensions, the 500 JCM articles and the hundreds of Joomla! Day events around the world, Joomla! was actually “jumla”, a Swahili word meaning “all together” or “as a whole”.
Sunday, 01 January 2012 00:00 A New Company on the Bay

When we’re told about start-up Internet companies on the bay, we usually think about the Silicon Valley, which is situated near the San Francisco Bay in Northern California.  Most of us are at least generally knowledgeable of companies that call this high-tech district home, and we’re familiar with founders like Jobs, Wozniak, and others that have contributed greatly to the advancements that have taken place there over the last several decades.

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