Luca volunteers for Joomla since 2007. He started in the Italian Community and moved to the global one in 2015. He served in several roles and teams: from JED to Certification Program, from Trademark to Compliance. He is Secretary of Open Source Matters, Inc. since 2017.

Luca serves as Lead Editor for the Joomla Community Magazine since March 2020.

Interview with Justine Ayebale Abunyanga, Vicepresident

November-Justine Justine Ayebale Abunyanga, Vicepresident

After Justine Ayebale Abunyanga got her Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, she started working as a web designer. First, she made hardcoded HTML websites, but when she discovered Joomla, her life suddenly became a whole lot easier. Today, she co-directs the Ugandese IT-company Webstar Uganda. Justine had been an active member of the local community for a while when she decided to run for VP, a role she considers as a broad one: “This role requires that you represent everyone.”

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The October Issue

October

The JCM Team is proud to publish the October Issue of the Joomla Community Magazine.

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The September Issue

September

September is about to end and the JCM team is glad to bring you another issue of the Joomla Community Magazine.

Many things happened from the last edition of the Mag in the J!sphere: the most important is the release of the 4th Beta of Joomla 4 and the 2nd Alpha version of Joomla 3.10.

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The August Issue

August

August 2020 marked an important milestone in the Joomla's story.
In fact, on August 17, the Community celebrated the 15th birthday of our beloved CMS and Open Source Project.

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The Joomla! Identity Portal

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On May 16, 2020, the Privacy Compliance Team announced the release of the Joomla! Identity Portal, a new website that is meant to serve as the home for all Joomlers’ personal data and as Single Sign On service to access all the *.joomla.org websites.

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Getting extensions ready for Joomla 4 - Marco Biagioni (J! Extensions Store)

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While the development of the new major version of Joomla, the 2nd most used CMS worldwide, is in progress, the Joomla Community Magazine is continuing interviewing Joomla extensions developers to understand their own path towards Joomla 4. This month we had the chance to interview Marco Biagioni, the man behind J! Extensions Store, a renowned brand in the Joomla sphere, with its flagship JSitemap Pro extension.

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The July Issue

July

July is the month of the Semi-Annual Members Meeting of Open Source Matters and the restart of the election cycle with the Call for Manifestos for half of the Board roles.

But, besides the "politics" of the Project, a lot more is happening: Joomla 4 Beta 2 has been released and the Community is being busy with continuing the successful "Bugs & Fun @Home" initiative, that is the right opportunity for the contributors to spend time together, virtually, working to improve the best Joomla version ever.

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The June Issue

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Many things happened in the Joomla sphere from the previous issue of the Magazine.

The major news is that Joomla 4 Beta 1 has been finally released! Kudos to the Release Leader, the developers and every single contributor, either with code or tests, that worked on this amazing step forward in the new major version development process.

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The May Issue

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May is about to end and it's being a period very rich of news in the Joomla sphere.

Our passionate volunteers are working to make the Joomla 4 Beta release happen within this month, as well as the Community is going to gather virtually for 24 hours at JandBeyond on May 30th.

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Joomla 3.10 and the Update Checker

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Joomla 4 is getting closer with the Beta version expected for the end of this month, but, at the same time, Joomla's contributors are working hard to develop another important release: Joomla 3.10.

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