Six months ago, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. For the world - or at least businesses - life didn’t end on the 25.05.18, neither have we seen massive amounts of fines given to small and medium-sized companies after that date. We are still more or less in the implementation phase of the regulation, learning to look at personal data processing in a new way. As webmasters or site administrators we also may have received a new role, even if we didn’t ask for it: the role of a data processor. This article is part of GDPR overview: Decrypting the regulation in series.
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 16:47 Written by Marc Dechèvre
So you want to play with Custom Fields but you want more ? Like more Types of Custom Fields (to display Maps, Galleries, Download buttons, ...) ? Or like extensions which have integrated Custom Fields making them more flexible ? Or even like extensions especially designed to make Custom Fields easier to use ? Well hopefully you will be happy because I have tried to gather them all... and if I missed one please just tell me and I'll be happy to update the list ;)
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Concessionária de Distribuição de Energia Elétrica do Estado de Santa Catarina - CELESC - is an electric concessionary in the South of Brazil. During Joomla Day Brazil 2018 I had the pleasure to meet João Batista P. da Silva aka jbfloripa. Currently, he is at the IT department and is in charge of both the company's website as well as its intranet.
In the second instance of this series of articles about Joomla modernization, I am going to put in perspective how the web world is changing under our eyes, while we create websites and publish content. For this purpose, no better way that numbers and stats about our business.
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Wednesday, 07 November 2018 12:42 Written by Marc Dechèvre
After 3 Episodes published in the previous editions of the Joomla Community Magazine, hopefuly you can't wait to know more about Custom Fields. Therefore we are working on the next Episodes of course, but it is now time to share with you our own list of resources. For example, did you know that Custom Fields were on the agenda of not less than 14 JoomlaDays / Conferences ? Click on the links below and you will know everything !
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Monday, 15 October 2018 08:57 Written by Marc Dechèvre
In this 3rd episode about Custom Fields: (1) we will first cover in detail all the possible parameters (2) then we will give an overview of some new exciting features which will ship with Joomla 3.9 (3) and finally, we will end up with an example of site making an interesting use of Custom Fields
The first JoomlaCamp Chicago was held on September 22, at DePaul University's Loop Campus. With a wide range of questions and answers covered, participants left feeling excited to put their expanded Joomla! knowledge to use on their own sites.
Monday, 15 October 2018 04:47 Written by Jason Nickerson
As we look forward to the passing of another year, the ever-changing web industry offers new challenges and problems for web developers. Technology is quickly moving forward with every decade our overall rate of progress doubling, and no signs of slowing down. The rise of AI and with Elon Musk's Neuralink company ready to implant devices, these giant leaps in technology make it unclear of what the internet will be in just the next decade. For now, there are several things you can do to make sure your Joomla business is vital the current market.
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The Joomla Capital team kicked off its winter USA conference schedule with two back to back conference/expo appearances in both Orlando, Florida and Houston, Texas. The Captial team started attending US conferences just three years ago at Hostingcon 2016 and have been using these events to showcase the platform and gain sponsorship for the project.
There is an elephant in the room, the modernization of Joomla. The mobile world is transforming the web technology. There is an accumulated sum of innovations waiting to be interpreted. It has taken years to reach the present tipping point, but it is finally arriving as new features included in the evergreen browsers (Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera). Beyond the fine detail, the general web landscape is changing, and that is what we need to address to modernize Joomla.
Monday, 15 October 2018 10:07 Written by Helvecio da Silva
Guilherme Razgriz is a brazilian 3D prototyper, art director and a strong advocate of the use of open source tools to create graphics. Active participant of several projects of open source communities, he is the maintainer of the Gimp no Brazil portal. He spoke at Joomla Day Brasil 2018 about his project of using Joomla to control remotely a 3D printer.
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During the recent Joomla Day Brazil, the first Joomla certification in Latin America occurred. Vanius Girodo is the first Brazilian to pass the exam and JCM talked to him to know more details of his experience.