Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 19.
Brian Teeman tells us about Tesco using Joomla for a learning portal, the Joomla team calls for help with the help screens for Joomla 1.6 and there is some opinions regarding if one should upgrade to Joomla 1.5.17 or not. To mention some of the Joomla related blog posts floating the web this week.
Enjoy the read!
Written By Brian Teeman
Tesco is the third largest retailer in the world just behind Wal-Mart and Carrefour.
When a global company with annual profits exceeding £3billion per year adopts Joomla! you know it's not about the price.
Today they announced the launch of their online learning portal, AcademyOnline,
Written by Steve Burge
This was the third year of the CMS Expo in Chicago and it took another leap forward. Rather than getting lost in downtown or suburban Chicago they've moved to the suburb of Evanston, right on the lake and next to Northwestern University. It's a good fit for a conference of 300 to 400 people.
Was it worth going?
Written by Steve Burge
About this Blog
This is the fifth in a series of blog posts about major Joomla websites and the developers who built them.
* First was Jack Bremer and the U.K. arts website theArtsDesk.com.
* Second was Fotis Evangelou and the Greek sports website Gazzetta.gr.
* Third was Dan Lopez and Linux.com.
* Fourth was Azrul, Mike Carson and Sam Moffatt about Linux.com.
Written by Chris Davenport
With the release of Joomla! 1.6 beta 1 looming large, the time has come to start ramping up the user documentation effort in anticipation of that milestone. One of our highest priority goals is to have a complete set of up-to-date help screens available by the time 1.6 goes stable and preferably before then so that the translation teams have time to do their work too.
Written by Brian Teeman
J!OSCARS - Nomination
2010 sees the launch of the first ever global "Joomla Open Source Creative and Artistic Recognition" awards to be held at the J! and Beyond conference in Wiesbaden, Germany.
This is your opportunity to reward and say thank you to the many talented developers, designers and people in the Joomla! community.
Written by Fotis Evangelou
There have been endless discussions around how Joomla! is developed and maintained. One thing is clear though: development is quite slow and new significant features for the end user have not yet been introduced since the Mambo days... It's one of the reasons we decided to build K2, so we could introduce more modern and popular features into Joomla! now.
Written by Johan Janssens
We are officially advising all our users and customers to NOT upgrade to Joomla 1.5.16/1.5.17. The new Joomla release includes a auto-plugin disable feature which can lead to a site experiencing unexpected behavior or worst case the site could go down.
The auto-plugin disable feature was introduced to quote :