Among the many new features released with version 3.2 of Joomla!, the one that most caught my interest, and perhaps one of the less publicized but certainly very useful for administrators and interesting for developers, is the so-called "post-installation messages". These inform the site administrator about features that require your attention after the successful installation of an extension.
Registration is now open for CiviCon London 2013. The two day, annual CiviCRM user and implementer conference is Europe's biggest Civi meetup. CiviCRM is an open source CRM aimed at non profits with out of the box integration with Joomla! Whether you're already using or considering using CiviCRM, the conference will be packed with the essential presentations, workshops and people that will help your organization get the most from CiviCRM.
If you’ve been listening to the various Joomla discussions about the Framework then you’re somewhat aware of what the Joomla! Framework is. If not, then this article will introduce you to the concept and then build on those concepts to provide some very specific examples.
A few months ago, I adapted the great Bootstrap framework to Joomla, basing it on a few of the versions seen before. After a period during which I left it untouched, I revised and refined it, getting it ready to be used, at least on test sites.
It is the mantra of our times that we live in a connected world. People connect to each other socially; companies connect to their customers and suppliers to transact business as well as to their employees and shareholders; and groups of all sizes from loose collections of individuals with a common interest to multinational charities, connect with their members. This landscape of connection is nothing new and existed even before the internet, but the internet is the quintessential technology of connection and it has become an indispensable mode of communication between people whenever meeting face-to-face is not convenient.
Hi! And welcome to the final code portion of our development series. If you have followed this series from start to finish you have now walked through the code development for creating a native Joomla! 3.x series extension. It’s been a long process but hopefully one that you’ve found both rewarding and informative. I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to share tips and tricks of Joomla extension development with you as we’ve gone through these past articles. In this final development article we are going to explore a few final concepts, perform a bit of clean up and discuss additional features which could be added in the future. I invite you now to get ready as we dig into the final article regarding Joomla 3.x component development.
CiviCRM handles non-profits and registration with membership. It's a kind of contact management plus. Civi ties in to an organization, and handles donations, households, etc. It's different from a CRM to run your business. Paul Delbar tells us what is new with CiviCRM, and why he finds this community inspiring and enriching.