Joomla Announcements

Joomla! 1.5 is on the Horizon ...

Just when you thought it was time for a Joomla! release increment, we've decided to take FIVE in one go!

During the past few months, we've been discussing the versioning of the forthcoming Joomla! release.  We have decided to call the upcoming beta release "Joomla! 1.5 Beta", not Joomla! 1.1 Beta.

ImageThe sheer volume of changes in the Joomla! core (Joomla! framework) made a minor point (.1) increment inconsistent with the amount of work undertaken.  While it may not be obvious by simply looking at release dates, today's Joomla! core has mutiple technology shifts under the engine.

Much of the work reflects meeting the expectations from requests by the international community, to make Joomla! fully internationalised — and this was given the highest priority.  Lead developer of 1.5 Johan Janssens said the development issues involved in implementing internationalisation required "significantly more developer muscle compared to what shipped in Joomla! 1.0". 

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LinuxWorld Canada Offers a Joomla! Special

LinuxWorld CanadaLinuxWorld & NetworkWorld Canada Conference & Expo April 24-26, 2006

"Where the IT Industry Meets!" LWNW 2006 is the number one marketplace for management and IT professionals to interact, learn about the newest applications and solutions, and see demonstrations of leading information technology based products and services in a mixed environment.

If you're a Joomla! fan make sure you're there for the conference April 24-26, and the trade show April 25-26, at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Bldg, Toronto.

The world-renowned, multi-sector event zeros in on technology pillars: security, dynamic storage, network management, communications, systems architecture, business solutions, server applications VOIP, ITIL, governance, web applications, and more. Exceptional non-commercial, educational programming conducted by renowned authors, academics and end users includes case studies and tutorials, demonstrating real-life applications and solutions.

Joomla! users read on for the Expo specials: 

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Joomla! Events - Come and meet us !

April will be a busy month for Joomla!. We will be attending the LinuxWorld Expo in both Boston and Toronto.  Our Dutch community has also informed us about their first Joomla! Day. We hope many other communities will follow their lead.

 

Boston Linuxworld Expo, April 3-6, 2006

ImageThe Joomla! project will be presented at the LinuxWorld 2006 at the Boston Convention Center from April 3-6. We have a booth in the .Org Pavilion and many folks from the American community will be there joining Mitch Pirtle, Andy Miller and Louis Landry from the core team.  This expo will be the first time Joomla! has exhibited in the United States.  Joomla! has become a globally recognized brand and highly-acclaimed by the open-source community generally in a very short time.

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