Joomla Blog Posts from Around the Web (week 17)

joomla-week-17Here are some interesting Joomla related blog posts I found during week 17.

This week, I've found posts about Microsoft joining forces with the Joomla! team, a video from the Dutch Joomla!Days 2010 and some info on the new JED server, to mention some.


Communityjoomla: 200 Listings In The JRD... And Some Reflection On Our Community

Written by Wendy Robinson

Recently the Joomla! Resources Directory reached 200 published listings. A quick look just now and I see we are already at 202 :)

Does that mean that 202 people filled out a form and someone went into the admin and pressed a button to publish them? Not really.

Read the complete post here....

Joomlaleadership: Microsoft signs the Joomla! Contributor Agreement

Written by Sam Moffatt

Microsoft has signed the JCA (Joomla! Contributor Agreement), and we've got some of their code in the Joomla! 1.6 trunk. There, I said it. It feels like it should be so much more doesn't it? Don't worry, I won't end the blog post there.

It has taken me a while to write this post, as I'm not even sure what I want to put in – beyond my profound excitement.

Read the complete post here....

Joomlaworks: Building a successful open source business in Joomla!

The video from my presentation at the Dutch Joomla!Days 2010.

Thanks to the organizing committee for recording the video.

Read the complete post here....

PhilTaylor: New Demo Site Now Available

Written by Phil Taylor

We have now consolidated our four demo sites into just one.  You can now view all our extensions at

Take a look around!  The demo resets its blank state every 60 mins, you are auto logged in as a super admin so you dont even need a password!

Read the complete post here....

JFoobar: Not Too Late To Register For CMS Expo

Written by Wilco Jansen

CMS Expo expects approximately 300 attendees to attend its 4th conference for web businesspeople, users and designers. To be held for three days, May 3rd through 5th, the CMS Expo will feature Joomla! along with three other CMSes - Drupal, Plone and WordPress.

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Alltogetherasawhole: Install Joomla on Your Windows Server in Less Than 5 Minutes!

Written by Jo Snow

Was perturbed about reading "Meanwhile, Microsoft has snuggled a little closer to Drupal" on the link provided by Dan earlier today.

Can't help it -.still feel a little scorned by Google
Then I found this....

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JoomlaCommunity: The JED is Springing to a New Server

Written by Toni Marie

The Joomla Extensions Directory (JED) has become one of the highest traffic sites within the Joomla family, and our own Brad Baker recently posted a blog about just how heavily it's used. He analyzed our Joomla site hosting at Rochen's team blog.  As a result, Rochen will be moving the whole site to a new server at :

Read the complete post here....

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