Project: RESTful Web Service API

Project: RESTful Web Service API

I always wanted to get involved in a big open source project such as Joomla. This year, Google Summer of Code gave me this huge opportunity to join Joomla community and build something that many developers can take the benefit of.

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Project: Social Package

Project: Social Package

 It has been more than two months since I first got in contact with the Joomla! Community and I really like it. How has this happened?

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Project: Workflow Engine

I am Florian Voutzinos, a 22 year old Frenchman living in Toulouse. I've studied engineering in Aeronautics during three years, now student in fundamental Physics, I would like to join a school or University of Informatics. The Google Summer of Code project I am working on is the Workflow engine for the Joomla core.

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Project: JGoogle Package

Project: JGoogle Package

Hello everybody, I’m Aaron Schmitz – an open source software developer and senior in the mechanical engineering program at the University of Minnesota. I’ve been using open source software for as long as I can remember, and this summer my project for Google Summer of Code is to create a JGoogle Package that will allow easy interaction with the Google APIs from within the Joomla Platform.

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Project: Language Installer for Joomla!

Project: Language Installer for Joomla!

 Hi, my name is Javier Gómez and I've been elected to participate in the Google Summer of Code 2012 program.

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J and Beyond, My First Experience

J and Beyond, My First Experience

My first experience at a J and Beyond conference was extraordinary. It was full of surprises and satisfying beyond expectations. Perhaps you should go to one.

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RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 2

RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series we discussed the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive. In this article we will discuss the proposal writing process itself and how you can increase your chances of becoming the vendor of choice for potential clients.

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“PHP and MySQL 24-Hour Trainer” - the Go-to Resource for PHP and MySQL Novices

“PHP and MySQL 24-Hour Trainer” - the Go-to Resource for PHP and MySQL Novices

Andrea Tarr’s book “PHP and MySQL 24-Hour Trainer” is a great educational tool for anyone who wants to learn how to work with PHP and MySQL. If you believe that programming books are generally dry, convoluted and hard to understand, you will be very pleasantly surprised by the neat, well-structured, and accessible way this book deals with its subject matter.

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Meet Joomla!'s 2012 Google Summer of Code Students

Meet Joomla!'s 2012 Google Summer of Code Students

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. 

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Summer of Opportunity

Summer of Opportunity

Where can a young university student or graduate participate in a prestigious summer project, create something original and new, learn from experienced mentorship, while proposing and determining his or her own specific idea? Joomla and the Google Summer of Code, that's where!

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.htaccess File That FREAKIN Works!

Did you know you can dramatically decrease the size and increase the speed of your website using only .htaccess? Automatic compression of resources, ETags and Expires Headers are frequently overlooked items that can greatly improve your website's performance. This article will attempt to explain in non-geek speak what they are, what they do and how to employ them on your own sites.

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JoomlaDays from China to Greece

JoomlaDays from China to Greece

The first weekend of June 2012 brings us two JoomlaDay events! The one is in Greece, and the other in China!

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Robert Deutz, Joomla! Event Organizer Extraordinaire!

Robert Deutz, Joomla! Event Organizer Extraordinaire!

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. 

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The Ultimate Marketing Guide For Joomla Extension Developers

The Ultimate Marketing Guide For Joomla Extension Developers

A successful marketing plan is critical for any business whether you're building widgets or developing Joomla! extensions. In most businesses, the growth is reliant on having a strong marketing strategy, however, many business owners either do not have a business background or simply are not looking at the big picture. This article will serve as a general guide for Joomla! extension developers to use in creating a rock star marketing strategy.

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Hosting: Awesome Revenue Stream or Big Headache?

Hosting: Awesome Revenue Stream or Big Headache?

As web developers we have all dealt with the decision of how to best provide website hosting for our clients. It can be a great source of passive income if you make the right decisions or it can be your worst nightmare losing you precious time and coveted client relationships. In this article we will analyze the different hosting methodologies and what to look out for to make sure a hosting company is the right fit for your business.

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CMS Testing

CMS Testing

From early Mambo days until today, Joomla! has constantly amended and extended functionality. With Joomla! 1.5, quality and user experience changed to the better, and it did so with version 2.5. Moving to GitHub has made it easier to contribute and to see what things different developers are working on. Now, the focus more and more goes to the next logical step: Automated tests.

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Free Your Fonts From the Web Safe Straight Jacket

Free Your Fonts From the Web Safe Straight Jacket

My wife and I recently moved to Nagoya, Japan and we decided to write a blog to chronicle our experiences. I threw one together using Joomla! and, though I'm a developer and know better than to attempt any real design, I'm not entirely without a sense of style.

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RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 1

RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 1

In part 1 of this 3 part series I will discuss the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive from potential clients and how to process that information so that you can both qualify and respond to those requests in the proper manner. First let’s discuss the three types of requests and the differences between them.

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How to convert Joomla 1.5 template to Joomla 2.5 template

In this tutorial, we will show how to convert a Joomla 1.5 template to Joomla 2.5 template. We will take default Joomla 1.5 template "rhuk_milkyway" as an example and convert it to Joomla 2.5 native compatible template.

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Skyrocket Your Joomla! Business By Leveraging Subcontractors

Skyrocket Your Joomla! Business By Leveraging Subcontractors

There is a way to increase the services your agency offers, increase production capacity and in turn boost your revenue potential. At first this might seem too good to be true, however, it’s not. All of this can more can be done through strategic and planned out subcontracting of work to third parties such as developers, designers or even other agencies.

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