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Joomla Community Magazine | May 2013

JCM May 2013

The May issue of the Joomla Community Magazine is here! Our stories this month:

Editors Introduction

Introducing the JCM/ES, by Alice Grevet

Feature Stories

Interview with Victor Drover, Expert Behind Multilingual Joomla Magazine, by John Rampton
Interview with Mark Dexter About Joomla 3.1, by John Rampton

Events

Upcoming Joomla! Events, by Jacques Rentzke
You've Got a Friend..., by Dianne Henning

Project News

Leadership Highlights - May 2013, by Marijke Stuivenberg
New Home for the Vulnerable Extensions List, by Mandville

Designers

Beauty and the Beach, by Alice Grevet

Business Matters

Maximizing Your Blog’s ROI – JCM Whiteboard, by Luke Summerfield

Developers

Thinking Outside the Platform, by Chris Davenport
CiviCRM Interview with Paul Delbar, by Alice Grevet
Joomla! 3.0 Extension Development Series: Admin Configuration and Code Cleanup, by David Hurley |
Tools To Do LESS, by Peter Bui
Dead Links Walking, by Arlen Walker and Martin Raja
Help Wanted - Testing Joomla! Multi-Database Compatibility, by Michael Babker

The Joomla! Haikus

Post your Haikus for May, by Dianne Henning

On the Lighter Side

Are You Joomla?, by Helvecio da Silva

International Stories

Browse the international articles submitted this month.

In our next issue

We want to publish your Joomla! story in the next JCM issue! So take a look at our Author Resources content to get a better idea of what we are looking for, and then register to become a JCM author and submit your Joomla! story!

J and Beyond 2013 Details Announced

jab13 logoJ and Beyond, an International Joomla! Conference, is back for a fourth year.

From May 31st to June 2nd,  Joomla! developers and site builders from over 30 countries will gather in Noordwijkerhout, near Amsterdam.

J and Beyond is one of two big international Joomla conferences every year, with the Joomla World Conference being the other.

Why Come to J and Beyond?

Come to J and Beyond for all these reasons and more:

  • Learn from others

  • Share your ideas

  • Plan for the future

  • Meet the people behind the avatar

  • AND most importantly - to have fun!

Keynote Speakers Announced

The J and Beyond team are excited to have such a great and varied lineup of Keynote speakers including Pierre Joye from php.net who has made over 6000 commits to php.net.

It’s not just about the code - it’s about the relationships that are made. Chiara Aliotta will be speaking about the relationship between the designer and the developer and Xavier Dutoit will be there to build bridges between the Joomla and CiviCRM communities.

David Hurley (community development manager) and Andy Tarr (PLT) will be speaking on what have we accomplished in the past few years? Where are we in the current state of the web? Where are we going?

Finally there are two wildcards. Rod Martin and Peter van Westen will be bringing their unique, thought provoking and truly entertaining presentation styles with “Life Is Short And So Am I” and “What Nothing - Regular Expressions and other confusing s(?:tu|h[1i])([f]{2}|t)$”

Click here to find out more about our keynote speakers.

2013 Location

Noordwijkerhout, is very conveniently located. The venue is near Amsterdam and is only 25km away from the Netherlands largest airport, Schiphol

Free Beer!

Well almost. The early bird ticket sales end at the end of April and with the money you save you can buy more beer (or soda).

Click here to buy tickets now.

Do you have something to say or share?

You can only win a speaker slot if you enter the competition. If you were waiting for an invitation to speak: THIS IS YOUR INVITATION. Submit your session proposal today. The deadline is the 15th April (no exceptions).

This year we are offering three different session lengths:

  • Show and Tell (5 to 10 minutes)

  • Regular (1 hour)

  • Super-sized (2 hours)

We want you to present. 

Click here to submit your sessions today!

Joomla Community Magazine | April 2013

JCM April 2013

The April issue of the Joomla Community Magazine is here! Our stories this month:

Editors Introduction

Listen Up!, by Alice Grevet

Feature Stories

Interview with Community Development Manager David Hurley, by John Rampton
Joomla! is the People, by Helvecio da Silva
Interview with CMSExpo Founder John Coonen, by John Rampton
The X Factor and Women in Tech, by Dianne Henning

Events

JoomlaDay Boston, No Blarney!, by Dianne Henning

Project News

Leadership Highlights - April 2013, by Marijke Stuivenberg

Designers

Progressive Enhancement: Flip the Script on Your Responsive Ways, by Ryan Boog

Sitebuilders

Tips to Find a Joomla Developer, by Johans Empuerto

Business Matters

Creating Call-to-Actions that Will Actually Get Action, by Hannah Kaufman
Easy To Use Joomla Search Operator Commands, by John Rampton

Developers

Head in the Tag Clouds, by Elin Waring
4 Ways Joomla Developers Can Monetize Free Extensions, by Pravin Daryani
Joomla! 3.0 Extension Development Series: More Functionality, by David Hurley
Joomla! 3.1.0 Tag Field, by Roberto Segura

Administrators

CDNs for Joomla - A Beginners Guide, by Steven Johnson

Community Choice Extensions

Community Choice Extensions - UPDATE, by Dianne Henning

The Joomla! Haikus

Post your Haikus for April, by Dianne Henning

International Stories

Browse the international articles submitted this month.

In our next issue

We want to publish your Joomla! story in the next JCM issue! So take a look at our Author Resources content to get a better idea of what we are looking for, and then register to become a JCM author and submit your Joomla! story!