It all began in 2009. My father was working at Kurgan TV Centre, our regional television station, which is a subsidiary of Moscow Centre. The company website was built on TYPO3 CMS, but it was very broken. Finally it crashed and was rebuilt in Joomla 1.5 That's when I came in…
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.
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!
Over the past few months the Joomla! Community Magazine (JCM) has been internally debating a situation we have been facing in regards to a question. This question has both motivated people to get involved with the magazine, and has also gotten others angry with our content. So what is this question?
On August 1, the Joomla! project flew Andrea Tarr of the Production Leadership Team from Massachussetts to San Francisco to take part in a Bootstrap accessibility coding session. Why? Because Bootstrap is becoming part of Joomla, and Joomla cares about accessibility. In this interview Andrea describes that experience and what it means for Joomla 3.0.
Joomla! is an open source content management system and application framework powering nearly 3% of the world’s websites. No. That’s not quite right. Before the 30 million downloads, the 7.5 million monthly visitors, the 2.6 million forum posts, the 10 thousand extensions, the 500 JCM articles and the hundreds of Joomla! Day events around the world, Joomla! was actually “jumla”, a Swahili word meaning “all together” or “as a whole”.