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Saturday, 01 September 2012 00:00

Why You Should be Paying Attention to Google+

With the abundance of social networks that spring up on an almost daily basis, you would be forgiven for emitting a dramatic sigh to hear that you need to start paying attention to another social network. But this time, really, you do!
Published in 2012 September
Saturday, 01 September 2012 00:00

A Spy in the Camp

Last week, together with Robert Deutz, I attended the European leg of DrupalCon in Munich Germany. Although I had been invited to speak at the conference I was also interested to observe the Drupal Community and how they run their events. After receiving my invitation to speak there were a few hurdles to clear and I am grateful to OpenSourceMatters for supporting me in "Spreading the Joomla Love" and helping me to share our own unique experiences.
Published in 2012 September
Saturday, 01 September 2012 00:00

The Tale of a South African Joomla! Enthusiast

When it comes to content management system-based web development, living in a country that is perceived by the rest of the world to be a third world country is tricky.
Published in 2012 September
In the summer of 2011, Virya Technologies had reached a point where the company needed to expand due to the volume of work, but also wanted to invest in the community and provide an opportunity for a young person to gain employment, training, and involvement in Open Source technologies.
Published in 2012 August
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 15:17

Joomla! Websites: The Home Page of Champions

The Games of the XXX Olympiad are underway in London, United Kingdom. They're powered by the world's best athletes, years of training and a lot of muscle. It turns out that a lot of the Olympics are also powered by Joomla! websites.
Published in 2012 August
The Joomla! team brings together many great Joomla! users and developers, which makes Joomla!, in general, and the Joomla! community, in particular, growing and maturing. Do you feel good about some area about Joomla!, have enthusiasm and especially believe in yourself? Do you want to contribute your ability to the Joomla! team but don't know how to do that? In this article I will reveal six ways for you to do just that. Let's check out what they are.
Published in 2012 August
Sunday, 01 July 2012 00:00

Interview: Umuntu Media

Africa has over a billion people. But with just one registered domain per 10 000 people, it is a continent crying out for local content. We are bridging that gap, using technology to directly connect people who want to know what's going on in their area, all day, every day.
Published in 2012 July
I first heard about Liam while at JAB12. Sander Potjer told me about this remarkable 10-year-old in The Netherlands who has been involved with Joomla since 2010, so I contacted him to ask if we could interview him for the JCM. Grab a Stroopwafel and get to know Liam Edwards!
Published in 2012 July
I recently sat down with Robert Deutz, OSM Board member and Events Team Leader, to learn more about the upcoming Joomla World Conference to be held in November, 2012. 
Published in 2012 June
I call it an opportunity and privilege to work with the Joomla community because I always feel like I’ve been given a chance learn first hand from other people. Working with the Google Summer of Code program this year is no different. 
Published in 2012 June

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