From numerous hikes miles into the Colorado mountains, high above the cloud covering, Kevin Hayne often shared with us amazing sights and powerful photographic imagery. Kevin was an avid Joomla! developer, hiker, and photographer, and was planning to go to college this fall with the goal of entering the ministry. However, on June 15, 2010, Kevin was attempting to climb Little Bear Peak with a friend when the ledge he was on gave way and he fell several hundred feet to his death.
23Oct New Sponsorship Team
Exciting New Sponsorship Team As the new OSM Capital Committee Chair, two of my most important tasks are to analyze the results of our past sponsorship efforts, and build a plan to increase our effectiveness in onboarding new sponsors. With this in mind, I am looking to appoint members to a revived Sponsorship Team to ensure the success of the organisation’s sponsorship efforts moving forward.? This team would live within the umbrella Capital Committee, which encompasses all the income generating activities of the project.? I’m ideally searching for members of the community that have sponsorship/fundraising, sales, or strong connections in the corporate/foundation/community arenas to aid in this effort; however, even those with a passion to help are more than welcome to join! The new Sponsorship Team will provide leadership in the following areas: Building an outreach strategy that encourages growth in sponsorships Setting sponsorship revenue targets Providing regular reports to the Capital Committee Chair that can provide transparency and accountability to the OSM Board and the community But most importantly..
This past week the Joomla! Extensions Directory reached 6000 published listings. ?However, it also reached 138,000,000 downloads of extensions! ?This impressive number surpasses the other top open-source CMS competitors and shows substantial growth and extendability
The third JoomlaDay Italy took place the 9th October from 9am to 18pm in Verona, a city of unique beauty, witness to thousands of years of history, an easy-to-reach modern business and trade centre.
The Joomla Project is proud to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 1.6 beta 12 ( download ).
We are pleased to inform that the following people have been elected to the Open Source Matters (OSM) Board of Directors: Alice Grevet Dianne Henning Marijke Stuivenberg Andrea Tarr In this second part of the election, of which Part 1 was announced on October 1st 2010, we have had focus at candidates, among the Joomla! Community nominated and OSM Board recommended people, who all have potential to fill in several roles at the board. With the election of these four we feel confident that OSM will get strenghtened in areas of Trademark handling, Community outreach, International outreach and in building connections with Joomla Developers
Joomla Day West , held at the Ebay Center in San Jose last weekend, was one of the best Joomla events I have been to yet. On Friday night, we gathered together on the back patio of eBay Town Center for Joomla night , including some announcements, delicious food, and authentic Oktoberfest music and beer. Saturday started with our Master of Ceremonies, Allen “Gunner” Gunn , running into the room with some heavy metal blasting.
13Oct Orange Uses Joomla
Orange is the fifth largest telecom operator in the world. The company has around 200 million customers and is part of France Télécom. They use Joomla for their new developer website, http://api.orange.com
09Oct Blog Comments
We have heard your requests for speedier comment moderation. Two new groups have been created on http://people.joomla.org Community Blog and Leadership Blog Each blog post will have a thread created in the appropriate JPeople group and a link provided at the end of each blog post
08Oct Joomla.org Redesign Team
If you’ve been following the blogs on community.joomla.org in recent months then you are aware of an initiave that’s been taking place to redesign the look of the Joomla! family of sites here at joomla.org We’ve been fortunate to have the work of Steven Pignataro and his team. They have presented us with some concepts and put a lot of time into plans for reorganzing the content on the various sites as well as collect valuable suggestions from you. The most recent design received the most feedback, some of it positive but also a lot of push from you to have this process opened up more to the community
A security vulnerability in Joomla! has been reported to the JSST (Joomla! Security Strike Team).? There is a proposed patch and a test download available to the community. The test zip package is a full Joomla! release and is available here: http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla/frs/?action=FrsReleaseBrowse&frs_package_id=5459
Over the last few months we’ve found examples of some of the world’s largest companies using Joomla. We’ve seen eBay, McDonald’s, Palm, Ikea, Sony, Pizza Hut, Kelloggs, Holiday Inn and many more
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02Oct iJoomla Goes GPL
On October 1, one of the oldest Joomla developers, iJoomla, is switching to the GPL license. This week, I took the opportunity to sit down with CEO Merav Knafo and got her her to share her perspective on this shift in business model. Where did iJoomla come from
01Oct eBay Chooses Joomla
We’re delighted to report that eBay put out the following press release today . They will be using Joomla for an enterprise-level internal project. They’re also the hosts of Joomla Day West which is taking place at their San Jose, California campus today