So, let me start by saying I wasn’t a Joomla Guy. I was a web application guy that was used to using frameworks like Codeigniter and Ruby on Rails. I met the guys at Cont3nt.com who were building a really exciting service for freelance journalists. I asked them what they were writing it in and they said “Joomla.” My first reaction was, “Really?”
Conference attendance statistics showed that we had 23% women at the first Joomla World Conference. We need to raise that number, not only for the next JWC, but for all of our events!
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.
Written by David Hurley
These days almost all Joomla! developers have a demo site to display their component for testing. It really doesn’t matter if you give your component away or if you are offering it for purchase; most users expect to be able to test the functionality and “see it in action” before they purchase or waste their time downloading and installing on their own site. This means as a component developer you have to keep a demo site up and running at all times with the latest version of your component.
The Joomla! Joint Leadership summit was an excellent opportunity to spend time together as one big group, share ideas, plan and increase our understanding of each team's ongoing work.
Happy but feeling like I'd been hit by a train, as I crawled into bed after the first day of the Joomla World Conference (JWC), I thought, "This is gonna kill me!"
After much deliberation and consideration, the JCM Team has come up with the very first Top Ten Community Choice Extensions! We had almost 150 submissions and the competition was tough!
One person at the Joomla World Conference stood out in his own special way, as the youngest attendee sporting a name tag pass. His name is Cade, and he came all the way from southeastern Missouri to San Jose. Cade agreed to an interview…
Written by Sarah Watz
We are really excited that the Joomla community chose certification as one of the major areas to focus on in the recent survey. The Joomla certification program will be a key factor in furthering the growth, development and success of Joomla.
Written by Ofer Cohen
After three articles in the Joomla Community Magazine about security ,  and performance, I was invited to the Incapsula session during the last amazing Joomla World Conference to learn about a new solution that provides security, performance, and much more.
Written by Hagen Graf
Закончена работа над переводом на русский язык книги Хагена Графа «Joomla! 3 — In 10 Easy Steps». Эту бесплатную книгу для новичков теперь можно загрузить с сайта издательства. «10 легких шагов к освоению Joomla! 3» рассказывает о том, как построить сайт при помощи Joomla: как установить эту систему управления содержимым, как ее настроить и как с ее помощью публиковать информацию. Книга содержит множество иллюстраций и состоит из десяти глав:
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Written by Manuel Rubio
El projecte Joomla es complau d'anunciar la immediata disponibilitat de Joomla 3.0.2. Aquesta és una versió de seguretat. L'equip directiu s'ha fixat l'objectiu de continuar proporcionant actualitzacions regulars i freqüents a la comunitat Joomla. Llegiu més sobre Joomla! i el seu desenvolupament en el lloc del desenvolupador.
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Written by Manuel Rubio
El projecte Joomla es complau d'anunciar la immediata disponibilitat de Joomla 2.5.8. Aquesta és una versió de seguretat. L'equip directiu s'ha fixat l'objectiu de continuar proporcionant actualitzacions regulars i freqüents a la comunitatJoomla. Llegiu més sobre Joomla! i el seu desenvolupament en el lloc del desenvolupador (en anglès).
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Written by Helvecio da Silva
Some years ago I started using Mambo simply as a tool to help me provide a better service for my clients. After coming back from the very first Joomla World Conference I decided to look back and realized I've come a long way, baby!