Reaching the End of Summer with SQL Optimization

Reaching the End of Summer with SQL Optimization

GSoC 2014 with the Project named SQL Optimization for Joomla CMS has come to an end which can be considered as a success full project according to my opinion. This project was not only otoptimize the queries but also to analyze the weaknesses and to find solution as well as research in new enhancements. After four months of hard work I came up with some solutions which can be identfied as the first step of a long journey of Joomla!'s database optimization. The vision of this project was to give my contribution to make Joomla! better than other Content Management Syetems and I hope I have given a contribution which will be a starting step of a long journey.

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Project: JIssues Tracker Status Update

Hi everyone! How are things going? I'm Zehan Zhao, a JGSoC 2014 student. Here I am with the latest status update post on my ongoing project for JIssues tracker.

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An Easy Way to Benchmark a Webserver

An Easy Way to Benchmark a Webserver

When developing new features, or when changing some settings, one must always ask, does the site perform slower or faster than before?

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Keep Calm and Write Test

Keep Calm and Write Test

In continuation with first post in series of three for the project “Framework Unit Testing”, in this one I will talk about unit testing specifically for php libraries. This post is mainly divided into two parts, one is for php unit testing and another on the project update. Feel free to skip any or all part(s).

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Why Simple Structured Data (Microdata, RDFa) isn’t so Simple

Why Simple Structured Data (Microdata, RDFa) isn’t so Simple

This article will take a closer look at the problems and solutions related to Microdata and RDFa and why a simple problem isn't so simple.

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SQL Optimization Project for Joomla CMS (Status Update)

SQL Optimization Project for Joomla CMS (Status Update)

GSoC 2014 - SQL Optimization Project for Joomla CMS was the project I am involving at the moment. After spending more time on getting familiar with the Joomla core at the moment I have implemented several queries and hope to carry out the project in order to meet the final outcome.

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Current Status of Web Driver System Test Suite of Joomla! CMS

Current Status of Web Driver System Test Suite of Joomla! CMS

Hello folks! I am currently working on this project, writing testing scripts for Joomla CMS. I have spent enough time on understanding the Joomla testing code base and I hope to improve it and increse its coverage so that I do not leave any area untested. I hope to complete my project within the timeline I have provided.

 

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Joomla! Semantics (Microdata, RDFa)

Joomla! Semantics (Microdata, RDFa)

The goal is to implement Microdata semantics in the CMS using the JMicrodata library, and create a RDFa library, so that you can choose the type of semantics to display: Microdata or RDFa.

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No Silver Bullet - Fail Proof Systems

No Silver Bullet - Fail Proof Systems

In software development process one can not guarantee the correctness of a program. Though, through effective software testing, higher quality softwares could be delivered with more satisfied users, lower maintenance cost, more accurate and reliable results.

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GSOC14 MVC Project

One of the best things about Joomla is its constant drive to innovate whilst maintaining a strong and enthusiastic developer base. And the time has arrived for an important new development - the new Model, View and Controller classes for components.

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