2014 December

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This issue is a big one! We have lots of articles and, very happily, lots of photos. The one thing we always do each month is try to find a relevant image to go with articles that were submitted without…
Dec 2014
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Ah migration. Many look at it as a chore and it may be. Migration is really an opportunity. It’s an opportunity to reassess goals, clean up messes, increase functionality, security, and efficiency. But many have struggles. The Update Working Group…
Dec 2014
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Michael Babker has been specializing in Joomla based development and contributing to Open Source for more than four years. He was an active member of the Production Leadership Team recently, and now works on CMS Joomla code as a volunteer. I…
Nov 2014
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Joomla is a very unique Open Source project. Joomla never had a benevolent dictator or a corporate backer. There is no office building and Joomla has no paid staff. Still, Joomla has grown to be one of the most popular…
Dec 2014
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Short, TED-style presentations and lots of content: this was the format chosen by JUG Joomla Calango for Joomla Day Brasília 2014, which happened on November 21th. It was the 5th Joomla Day organized by the community, in Brasilia and the…
Dec 2014
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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…
Dec 2014
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Everything started a few months ago when I posted this question on my Facebook profile page. It was amazing how many people answered my post. But, really, what do Italy and Mexico have in common? Reading this article, you will realize that they…
Dec 2014
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Today the first "Christmas Market" in my hometown opened its doors – and each and every year that's the time when I realize, that another year is almost over. 2014 was a very successful year for Joomla – and I…
Dec 2014
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You may have heard that Latinos like to party. And we recently had the chance to prove it during Joomla! World Conference Cancun 2014. As a Latin American I felt very proud knowing that a worldwide Joomla! event was about…
Dec 2014
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Some of the readers out there may know that I have been audio podcasting about Joomla for almost two years now.January 2015 will actually be the two year birthday of the Joomla Beat Podcast, one of the many passions in…
Dec 2014
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I was recently working on a project where I needed to add customer testimonials. I wanted to output them using the schema.org/Reviews format. As I searched for solutions, everything I was finding was more than I needed. My goal was…
Dec 2014