Issues by Year

A story about how my car was invaded and attacked by a mouse. Usually, you don´t associate a mouse, the animal, with a car. They don´t mix and have nothing in common. At autumn this may change. The mouse may see your car environment as a perfect shelter for the incoming cold winds and wet weather. No less do you associate a mouse, the animal, with website security? Perhaps this will change at the end of this story.

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Девятого февраля был День Безопасности Интернета. Google предоставил пользователям своего сервиса Gmail дополнительные 2 гигабайта дискового пространства для [проведения ими на своих почтовых аккаунтах] быстрой проверки [их] безопасности. Эта задача была проста: быстро просмотреть информацию по восстановлению аккаунта и присоединенных к нему веб-приложений. Хотя на это ушло всего несколько минут и многие никогда [в будущем] этого не осознают, эта проверка будет иметь огромное влияние на пользователей, которые решили провести ее. Мелочи имеют огромное значение. В этом волшебство превентивной заботы.

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I really appreciate the Joomla in Action sessions because we have an opportunity to strengthen the community and get stuff done. So being part of the Joomla! User Group (JUG) Team, when I found that I could go to the Joomla! World Conference in Vancouver, I wanted to foster new JUGs and assist in supporting existing groups.

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Back from Lisbon and Granada, where I attended two fantastic and different technology events (more about them here, The Challenge to reach The Summit), I have one more J-story to tell. In Lisbon, I attended to WebSummit. Web Summit (originally Dublin Web Summit) is a technology conference held annually since 2009. The topic of the conference is centered on internet technology and attendees range from Fortune 500 companies to smaller tech companies. This contains a mix of CEOs and founders of tech start ups together with a range of people from across the global technology industry, as well as related industries. On the other hand, in Granada, I attented to JoomlaDay Granada. JoomlaDays are Joomla community events, organized by local user groups (JUGs) of each city.

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Joomla made an appearance at HostingCon Europe 2016 (http://europe.hostingcon.com/) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As the name suggests, this was an event for cloud and service providers from Europe. We were asked to represent Joomla and given an expo booth to share about Joomla with a good few hundreeds of attendees.

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Joomla est un des systèmes de gestion de contenu le plus célèbre sur le marché. Totalement gratuit, il vous permet de construire et de gérer facilement un site Web riche en contenu. Bien qu'un peu d'expérience en programmation permet d'aller un peu plus loin, il n'est pas nécessaire d'être développeur Web pour avoir une expérience enrichissante avec ce logiciel convivial.

Joomla est un CMS très puissant et sa flexibilité étonnante en fait un excellent choix pour accroitre votre présence sur le Web. Mais avant d'aller plus loin, je vous invite à lire ces quelques recommandations pour vous aider à choisir le meilleur hébergement pour votre site Web Joomla!

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Parth Lawate, Co-founder of "Tekdi Web Solutions" and "Techjoomla", Open Source companies focused on Joomla CMS, has agreed to answer some questions for Joomla Community Magazine readers at the end of 2014 but due to some logistical issues this interview was not published in due time as planned.  Please read on if you want to know more about Parth and also: five benefits you will get "selfishly" contributing to Open Source projects like Joomla CMS; how you can easily get involved with Joomla where you live and how you can become a Joomla bug squashing champ even not being a web-programmer.  

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Another year, another Joomla World Conference…Once again I had a wonderful experience with the Joomla Community in Vancouver, Canada. I believe many that also attended will agree with me. It feels like powering up and boosting my brain with new and improved Joomla knowledge.

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More than an opportunity to find new talents for Joomla! and improve the software, Google Summe of Code, or simply put GSoC, is a big reunion of open source lovers to share, learn, teach and have fun. In 2016,year we had siz excellent student projects that were accepted by Google to be part of this program designed to encourage university student participation in open source software development. Joomla Community Magazine invited Ruchiranga Wickramasinghe to talk about his experience.

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We have been sharing monthly with JCM readers the step by step of the exciting Google Summer of Code journey. Now that you already know about the developed projects and students feedback, it is time to listen to a very important group: our mentors - the brains behind the projects. 

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The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre sits in the heart of vibrant Vancouver. Everything the city offers is within walking distance. Many restaurants, shopping, Stanley Park and the iconic Seawall are all a short stroll from the hotel. In 2016 the Wall Centre completed a full renovation to each and every guestroom. We talked to Sean Antonson, who works at the venue, to find more about what it has to offer to attendees who chose to stay there.

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November is coming and it brings the 5th Joomla World Conference in Vancouver. As always, a lot is being planned and this time the Joomla Community Magazine is dedicating this issue to the event. 

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Sponsors are the greatest partners that help Joomla World Conference be a reality. Teamwork is important and we stand together with a common goal in mind - to have a successful event. The Joomla Community Magazine invited our main sponsor to answer some questions. We would like to introduce you to Dre Armeda, co-founder of Sucuri Inc. and let our readers know a little bit more about the company and what they expect by sponsoring and attending this great gathering.

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Международная конференция "Joomla! World Conference 2016" [упоминаемая далее в тексте сокращенно как JWC 2016] в этом ноябре приходит в Северную Америку и, как всегда, это событие будет замечательным. [Хотите приехать, но еще не решили?] Разрешите нам помочь выбрать ее. Ниже следуют десять убедительных причин, по которым Вы не пожелаете пропустить конференцию "JWC 2016".ключевое выступление на jwc2015

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You know about tailgating, right? Before a big football game or another event, the fans gather and celebrate their mutual love for the team, sport, or shared activity. In fact, it is what many people attend sporting events for: to experience the excitement and connections they get with hanging out with people of similar interests.

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TJ Baker is leading the Team that is organising Joomla World Conference 2016. We talked to him to know a little bit more about those who are working to make another great event become a reality. According to him, all team members pitch in wherever and whenever needed regardless of their role. That is especially true once they get to the venue for the event, when "all hands on deck" are required for a successful outcome.

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Eric Kuan works at Google on helping and educating webmasters on how they can create great websites. JCM interviewed him to find what he has in store for us in his upcoming keynote presentation at Joomla World Conference 2016.

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Attending Joomla World Conference is usually a life-changing experience. We talked to Ana Barcellos, from Brazil, about thoughts and feeling on the event and how much she has been affected afterwards.

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Joomla! is shining bright in the North American spotlight this season. The first JoomlaDay Denver took place on October 1st 2016, and the Joomla World Conference takes place in Vancouver November 11th-13th. The final months of 2016 have much to offer Joomla! users on this side of the world, and the close timing and proximity of these two events is creating a new buzz around Joomla in the USA and in Canada.

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The Joomla! Certification Program is now live and we had 4 exam sessions held since its launch on last September. The whole certification program was designed from scratch with so many processes involved such as creating and maintaining questions, managing test centres (known as Joomla! Learning Partners), creating a secure a platform to deliver the exam and others. First, four exam sessions revealed what are the steps need to be taken next!

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