Joomla JavaScript, Fix it Right?

Joomla JavaScript, Fix it Right?

Today, the Joomla CMS is mainly implemented using PHP where JavaScript (JS) and CSS are contributing as minor supportive technologies. Joomla mainly uses JS to improve usability by providing rich interactions and responsiveness, but is it done right? Can we improve it? What are the new technological advancements related to JS? Can we use these in Joomla? This article is an attempt to answer these questions and bring more attention to improving Joomla CMS’s JS usage.

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CiviCon London 2013 - Oct 3 & 4

CiviCon London 2013 - Oct 3 & 4

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.

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Master Bootstrap – Free Template for Joomla!

Master Bootstrap – Free Template for Joomla!

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.

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Getting Started with Composer and Joomla!

Getting Started with Composer and Joomla!

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.

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Help Wanted - Testing Joomla! Multi-Database Compatibility

Help Wanted - Testing Joomla! Multi-Database Compatibility

Over the course of the last year and a half, the Joomla! CMS has made great strides to expand the environments it is supported in. Through those efforts, the project officially supports using the CMS on multiple web server technologies and database servers. Though the CMS functions relatively well in these environments, the project needs your help to improve that support.

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Dead Links Walking

Dead Links Walking

A cautionary tale of how the past caught up to Martin Raja and myself, and how we beat it senseless when it did.

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CiviCRM Interview with Paul Delbar

CiviCRM Interview with Paul Delbar

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.

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Joomla! 3.0 Extension Development Series: Admin Configuration and Code Cleanup

Joomla! 3.0 Extension Development Series: Admin Configuration and Code Cleanup

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.

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Thinking Outside the Platform

Thinking Outside the Platform

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.

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Tools To Do LESS

Tools To Do LESS

As a follow up post to David Hurley’s round up of working less, I mean, Work LESS in Joomla, I’ve put together a list of tools and programs that you can use to make working and coding your websites up with LESS far easier, especially if you come from a traditional world of basic CSS and now trying to get your head around how LESS works.

This article goes through a bunch of useless, I mean useful, LESS tools that our interns here at PB Web Development have found in their time working and learning LESS and Joomla. 

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