Jason Nickerson

Jason Nickerson

As we look forward to the passing of another year, the ever-changing web industry offers new challenges and problems for web developers. Technology is quickly moving forward with every decade our overall rate of progress doubling, and no signs of slowing down. The rise of AI and with Elon Musk's Neuralink company ready to implant devices, these giant leaps in technology make it unclear of what the internet will be in just the next decade. For now, there are several things you can do to make sure your Joomla business is vital the current market.
Monday, 15 October 2018 08:15

Joomla on the move in the USA

The Joomla Capital team kicked off its winter USA conference schedule with two back to back conference/expo appearances in both Orlando, Florida and Houston, Texas. The Captial team started attending US conferences just three years ago at Hostingcon 2016 and have been using these events to showcase the platform and gain sponsorship for the project.
Thursday, 16 August 2018 20:00

Zapping Joomla!

Zapier is a popular task automation service that utilizes "Zaps"; a Zap is made of a "trigger" (ex.: When I receive a new email in Gmail...) and an "action" (ex.: ...send me an SMS message). Zaps run automatically to move and manage data without any work on your part. Zapier offers integrations for more than 1,000 apps, letting you easily transfer data between them to automate repetitive tasks.      
Friday, 17 August 2018 00:00

Joomla to attend CMS Summit Orlando 2018

The second annual CMS Summit Orlando is again set to bring together web designers and developers from the biggest and brightest Open Source communities. Speakers and attendees from WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Frontend Design experts, will share their insight into web design, security, digital marketing and the top Content Management Systems.  
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 21:42

5 emerging design trends of 2018

In the December 2017 issue of the Joomla Community Magazine my original article "10 Web Designs of 2018" focused on new and upcoming trends in design. As 2018 quickly moves by, I thought this would be a good time to share some of the latest emerging trends.
Friday, 09 February 2018 16:27

Joomlers invade Tampa for JoomlaDay Florida

Tampa, Florida is well known for invasions, from snowbirds to pirates, Tampa has been a winter getaway and vacation spot for countless years. Over the past two years, Tampa has also become known as the largest JoomlaDay in North America. The combination of easy access from the Islands, South America, and Europe and a break from the winter cold for our friends in the North has made JoomlaDay Florida a premier Joomla event.
Friday, 05 January 2018 12:58

10 Tips on creating a successful JoomlaDay

In just three short years JoomlaDay Florida has become the premier Joomla event in the United States and has grown from a single day to the current three-day event that includes workshops and certification. To be honest, it wasn't as hard as expected; the USA has far less JoomlaDay's than Europe and some of the largest have been dormant for the past few years. Still, we are honored and feel blessed to have the support of the Joomla community. As we lead up to our 2018 event, I would like to share with you how we created JoomlaDay Florida!
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 09:38

10 Webdesign trends of 2018

2017 is on the way out, and now we are looking forward to a very bright year for web design and Joomla! Design styles over the past few years have been shifting toward the more minimal model, and the web is looking very standardized at the moment, but some new and familiar trends will make a significant impact in 2018.
Thursday, 31 August 2017 21:43

Joomla to attend World Hosting Days USA

In the past two years, Joomla's outreach has grown beyond the usual JWC, JAB and JoomlaDay's by working with several hosting conferences. Joomla's first experience at HostingCon Global 2016 gave us great insight into the current perception of the project, fantastic advice from media and hosting experts, and opened the door to new sponsorship for the project. This one event showed us how important our visibility outside the core community could be.
Sunday, 16 September 2018 10:22

Soundtrack for Joomla Volunteering Mode

This story is about volunteering for Joomla and one of our volunteer's favourite bands.  If someone had come to me 13 years ago and asked me to be part of a software project distributed for free, with no salary for employees, I would have laughed and walked away. Now, 12 years into the Joomla project I find myself volunteering more and getting more excited about the future of Joomla.
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 09:09

Joomla! to attend Merge / CMS Summit 2017

CMS Summit will bring together developers, integrators, designers, experts, and users with other Merge attendees ranging from start-ups, hosting companies, funding, digital media and legal experts to domain owners looking for advice and help with launching their site.  The conference will offer much more than sessions and training by creating a unique networking situation to drive business and commerce.
Friday, 21 April 2017 18:18

Joomla! at HostingCon Global 2017

Joomla! returned to HostingCon Global for our second appearance with high expectations. Last year we made our debut at HostingCon Global and HostingCon Europe and discovered how important it is for Joomla to attend these type of events.
Saturday, 01 April 2017 15:34

Joomla! to attend DaVinci's Faire 2017

Joomla! is making its first appearance at the Davinci Faire and BarCamp in Sarasota, Florida.  The event draws more than 600 people from across the gulf coast gathered at the Manatee Technical College to talk tech and show off their latest creations. 
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 01:02

JoomlaDay Florida 2017 Recap

JoomlaDay's are an excellent way to unite our community on a local level and this year's JoomlaDay Florida went far beyond Florida.  Joomlers from across the United States, South American, Canada, Europe, and Jamaica took part in the two-day Joomla showcase. 
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 14:00

JoomlaDay Florida: Trading the snow for sun!

The second annual JoomlaDay Florida takes place on February 25th and 26th 2017 in Tampa, FL.  While winter dominates the rest of the United States, Florida is the perfect location to hold a JoomlaDay during the winter months.