What was it that attracted you to Joomla? Was it simply the fact that it's free? Was it the thousands of available extensions? Or were you thrown into the deep-end of an existing Joomla-powered site? Whatever the reason, you might be missing out on an important benefit, that for this slow-learner, took five years to discover.
So, let me start by saying I wasn’t a Joomla Guy. I was a web application guy that was used to using frameworks like Codeigniter and Ruby on Rails. I met the guys at Cont3nt.com who were building a really exciting service for freelance journalists. I asked them what they were writing it in and they said “Joomla.” My first reaction was, “Really?”
Some years ago I started using Mambo simply as a tool to help me provide a better service for my clients. After coming back from the very first Joomla World Conference I decided to look back and realized I've come a long way, baby!
One person at the Joomla World Conference stood out in his own special way, as the youngest attendee sporting a name tag pass. His name is Cade, and he came all the way from southeastern Missouri to San Jose. Cade agreed to an interview…
On October 14th, Joomla's first public survey about overall project goals for the upcoming year was launched. After originally announcing this survey would remain open for two weeks, it has since been decided to leave the survey open through November 10.
“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” is a line from Romeo and Juliet written by Shakespeare that reminds me of the Joomla! Community and the CMS that we call “Joomla!”. Its meaning can be taken as “What matters is what something is, not what it is called”.
Joomla is one of the most popular CMS choices available today. What if it also became the CMS that is trying to make the world a better place? We have the community, the skills, and the resources. We have a generous tradition of giving back.