2014 July

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What do the World Cup and Joomla have in common? They bring together people on every continent, focusing all their attention and energy on one objective. The 2014 ball design even reminds me of the Joomla logo. As many of…
Jul 2014
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I’m honored to have been part of the first JoomlaDay in Russia ever last Friday. I met a vibrant community with a broad and deep knowledge of Joomla. It also has a great passion to grow the community even more.…
Jul 2014
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The once very popular Singleton design pattern has become an anti-pattern. From hero to outcast. Like a sportsman who was caught doping. What happened?
Jul 2014
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Last month the world embraced and celebrated Pride Day in hundreds of cities around the world… In May, during JoomlaDay Brazil, I was lucky to attend my first Pride Parade in Sao Paulo, one of the largest in the world,…
Jul 2014
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“If you value a Joomla extension, you will also value and appreciate the work that goes into making that extension.” A few weeks ago in a Joomla user group, a user shared a link to a website encouraging the purchase of…
Jul 2014
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For the 3rd time the website CMS Critic organizes the annual Critics' Choice CMS Awards. Help Joomla to get more exposure... by nominating it for a CMS Critic's People's Choice Award!
Jul 2014
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August 7th and 8th, 2014 - Chicago IL, USA: The Joomla Developer Conference is a two-day, multi-track, workshop style conference that covers all aspects of development for the Joomla! CMS and Joomla! Framework. This "hands on" conference is like no other…
Jul 2014
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Walking the thin line between speed and accuracy... The developer life is not an easy one. Most would think the life of a developer is relatively safe and holds very little in the way of danger. I submit this is simply…
Jul 2014
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There are a variety of Joomla! Events scheduled throughout July and August spanning North and South America, Africa and the UK. Joomla! User Group (JUG) meetings and JoomlaDays are intended for everyone from casual users to core developers. The Joomla!…
Jul 2014
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With 172 user groups around the world, there is always something exciting and interesting happening in the Joomla! Community! This is a monthly round-up highlighting new Joomla! User Groups, events, and reviews of JUG meetings. If you have anything you…
Jul 2014
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When I landed at Frankfurt airport, I was not sure what to expect. That was a first time in many levels for me: my first time in Europe, my first time in Germany (which I longed to visit for decades)…
Jul 2014