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Web Programming Weeks at THM

Web Programming Weeks at THM

Every year in August the Institute for Information Sciences located at the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen in Gießen, Germany organises the Web Programming Weeks. The Web Programming Weeks are also known as WPW and lasts two weeks. The aim of the WPW is to give students practical experience working on real-life issues and at the same time help out the Joomla! project.

 

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JoomlaDay Italy – Into the Gladiator Arena

JoomlaDay Italy – Into the Gladiator Arena

Italy, a country most people know for it's pizza, pasta, ice-cream and old buildings. Amongst these ruins from centuries ago something new is brewing. Though Italy is definitely not new to me, as I have been there on numerous occasions, this was Italy in a way I have not experienced it before. My taste buds tingled, my eyes twinkled, my ears itched and my nose tickled. That is how I felt throughout the entire day and night at JoomlaDay Italy.

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Bug Squash and Doctor Joomla in Nice

Bug Squash and Doctor Joomla in Nice

Just a weekend at the French Riviera, not for the sun and beach but for the 9th Joomla Day France on the 9th and 10th of May. This was going to be my first Joomla Day in a language I do not understand. Despite that I was scheduled to give a presentation, run the Bug Squash session and play Doctor Joomla.

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Taking over the Joomla! Bug Squad Lead

Taking over the Joomla! Bug Squad Lead

A few weeks ago I took over as team lead for the Joomla! Bug Squad (JBS). There hasn’t been much news about this change until now. First and foremost I want to thank Nick Savov for leading the JBS the last couple of years. A big round of applause please. The last couple of weeks I needed to gather my thoughts and draw up some rough guidelines as to what I see in the future of the JBS. These guidelines have now been written down in what I have dubbed the JBS manifesto. The goal is to help me stay focused on guiding the JBS.

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Two Joomla! Code Sprints: Madrid and Montabaur

Two Joomla! Code Sprints: Madrid and Montabaur

Every now and then the Joomla project organizes a Code Sprint. The purpose of a sprint is to improve a specific area of the Joomla ecosystem, this can be the code, documentation or something else. During a sprint a group of people with expertise in this specific area are brought together in one place. Not online but offline, real life meetings. Nothing beats a face-to-face meeting if you want to make things happen.

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