Thinking Outside the Platform

Thinking Outside the Platform

It is the mantra of our times that we live in a connected world.  People connect to each other socially; companies connect to their customers and suppliers to transact business as well as to their employees and shareholders; and groups of all sizes from loose collections of individuals with a common interest to multinational charities, connect with their members.  This landscape of connection is nothing new and existed even before the internet, but the internet is the quintessential technology of connection and it has become an indispensable mode of communication between people whenever meeting face-to-face is not convenient.

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You've Got a Friend...

You've Got a Friend...

Amidst the tranquil backdrop of JoomlaDay Netherlands, the Joomla "Doktors" donned their white jackets and sat down to help folks with what was ailing them, be it code, a question or a quick session on fixing a problem with a site. At one point, we had ten people around the table, of which eight were women.

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Post your Haikus for May

Post your Haikus for May

Here is an easy and fun way for you to share your feelings about Joomla! with the rest of the community: Simply write a haiku about Joomla! below in the comments area of this month's page. Be sure to check back here to read the haikus submitted by other members of the community. We will have a page for new haikus in every upcoming JCM issue.

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Upcoming Joomla! Events

Upcoming Joomla! Events

If you plan to attend all the Joomla! events over the next few months, your journey will take you from Europe to South America, and on to Africa.

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Leadership Highlights - May 2013

Leadership Highlights - May 2013

Project News, that is what this article is tagged under. But it could easily been tagged under a lot more tags. Like ‘International’ and ‘ Work in Progress’ or how about ‘Dynamic’ or....

Regardless of the number of tags, it is a sure thing we participate all under one and the same Joomla flag!

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Are You Joomla?

Are You Joomla?

In June I will be making a presentation in the biggest city of Brazil: São Paulo. I will introduce to people what Joomla is all about and I want them to know that "Joomla is People!". And for that, I'm reaching out to the community for help.

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Weniger (LESS) tun in Joomla!

Weniger (LESS) tun in Joomla!

Unter den vielen Neuheiten in Joomla! 3 befindet sich auch die Implementierung von LESS. Mancher mag schon von LESS gehört haben oder kennt dieses Ding sogar schon, weiss damit umzugehen, wendet es an. Für alle, die über LESS im Allgemeinen etwas lernen möchten (oder auch nur ihr Wissen auffrischen wollen) bietet dieser Artikel eine Übersicht und zeigt auf, wie LESS in Joomla! implementiert wird.

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Tools für LESS

Tools für LESS

Im Sinn eines Follow-up zu David Hurley’s Übersicht zu LESS bzw. weniger Arbeit dank LESS, folgt hier eine Zusammenstellung von Programmen und Werkzeugen, die das Arbeiten und Coden der Webseiten mit LESS weiter vereinfachen sollen. Speziell für all diejenigen, die aus der CSS Welt kommen, und sich nun mit LESS auseinandersetzen müssen. Dieser Beitrag stellt einige Tools vor, denen unsere Praktikanten in unserer Firma (PB Web Development) bei ihrer Arbeit und beim Lernen von LESS und Joomla! begegnet sind.  

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Sein Link(er) Gang

Sein Link(er) Gang

Ein abschreckendes Beispiel wie die verlinkte Vergangenheit Martin Raja und Arlen Walker eingeholt hat, und wie sie (die Links) in der Folge besinnunglos geschlagen wurden.

Der Beitragstitel (Der im Original Dead Link Walking heisst) ist übrigens eine Anspielung auf den Film "Dead Men Walking" - welcher auf Deutsch etwas unglücklich "Sein letzter Gang" heisst. Naja, ich habs versucht zu übersetzen, aber der Gag passt halt nicht unbedingt. Sorry about that.

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Bist du Joomla?

Bist du Joomla?

Im Juni werde ich (Helvecio da Silva) eine Präsentation machen, und zwar in der grössten Stadt von Brasilien: São Paulo. Ich möchte damit den Leuten Joomla! näher bringen, will ihnen sagen, um was es genau geht - und vor Allem möchte ich, dass sie die Erfahrung machen "Joomla sind Leute!". Und dafür richte ich diesen Appell für Mithilfe an die Gemeinschaft.

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Tools To Do LESS

Tools To Do LESS

As a follow up post to David Hurley’s round up of working less, I mean, Work LESS in Joomla, I’ve put together a list of tools and programs that you can use to make working and coding your websites up with LESS far easier, especially if you come from a traditional world of basic CSS and now trying to get your head around how LESS works.

This article goes through a bunch of useless, I mean useful, LESS tools that our interns here at PB Web Development have found in their time working and learning LESS and Joomla. 

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Série : développer une extension Joomla! 3.0 - Episode 3 : l'écriture du noyau

Série : développer une extension Joomla! 3.0 -  Episode 3 : l'écriture du noyau

Dans les articles précédents, nous avons "préparé le terrain" et commencé la mise en place de la structure du composant. Dans ce tutoriel, nous allons nous concentrer sur certains détails comme l’écriture des fonctions et des fichiers constituant le noyau de cette extension. Nous allons ainsi commencer à la faire "fonctionner". Nous tenterons également d'unifier l'ensemble du composant avec le secret espoir d'avancer dans la réalisation de notre objectif final.

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JED - El requisit de l'index.html eliminat.

JED - El requisit de l'index.html eliminat.

A partir del dia 1 d'abril de 2013, el Directori d'Extensions Joomla eliminarà el requisit dels arxius index.html a totes les carpetes.

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Joomla! 3.1 sortirà el 15 d'abril

Joomla! 3.1 sortirà el 15 d'abril

La versió de Joomla 3.1.0 sortirà el 15 d'abril. Això ens donarà una mica més de temps per provar i ajustar la interessant i nova funció d'etiquetatge, també per arreglar alguns problemes sense importància.

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Progressive Enhancement: Flip the Script on Your Responsive Ways

Progressive Enhancement: Flip the Script on Your Responsive Ways

Designers and developers are used to thinking like the average desktop user. But now that the mobile revolution has arrived, design is a multi-part process. How do you start designing for the guy tapping away on his smartphone? And which do you tackle first – mobile or desktop? It turns out that progressive enhancement – creating the mobile website first – can actually lead to a better, more user-friendly website experience later on.

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4 Ways Joomla Developers Can Monetize Free Extensions

4 Ways Joomla Developers Can Monetize Free Extensions

There are 2977 free extensions on JED and if you google 'free joomla templates', you'll find links full of decent quality cost-free Joomla templates; now if you are one of those developers who designs such products, here are some ways you can monetize them.

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CDNs for Joomla - A Beginners Guide

CDNs for Joomla - A Beginners Guide

Ever wondered why pages load so fast on large sites? It's because they have good servers and use a Content Delivery Netowork (CDN). I use them on most of my sites and will explain what a CDN is, how it works, and how you can add one to your Joomla web site.

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Training Your Clients with Video - Part 4

Training Your Clients with Video - Part 4

This is the fourth article in a four part series designed to help you create great video training and tutorials for your clients. In part one, I talked about five reasons for training clients with video. In part two, I discussed the tools you'll need, and the preparation you should make to create video tutorials for your clients as part of your site-building workflow. In part three, we talked about the actual "nuts and bolts" of creating these videos. In this article we're going to cover hosting, some thoughts on workflow and a few ways to make your videos stand out.

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Easy To Use Joomla Search Operator Commands

Easy To Use Joomla Search Operator Commands

Today I'm going to teach you about search operator commands. These little tricks will help you track your Joomla website SEO progress over time.  By using these simple tips and tricks you can figure out what's going on with your website, know if Google is acknowledging your website, and see how Google is actually seeing your website online.

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Créer un site multilingue avec Joomla! 3.x

Créer un site multilingue avec Joomla! 3.x

Au JoomlaDay France à Toulouse la semaine dernière, j'ai assisté à la session de Jean-Marie Simonet sur ​​la création d'un site multilingue. C'était tellement fantastique que je dois partager le fichier PDF avec vous!

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