Joomla Blog Posts from Around the Web (week 47)

joomla-week-47Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 47.

Read on for some info on the upcoming board group of external advisors for Joomla, a lush Virtuemart webshop, some DOCMan secrets, details on the new and enhanced JED approval process, and finally, some videos featuring well-known people from the Joomla leadership.

Enjoy the read and have a great week!

So lush I am eating my words

Written by Brian Teeman

I've said it before and I will say it again - I don't like Virtuemart as software for building ecommerce sites in joomla.

A tweet of mine is even being made into a t-shirt for me and I will wear it with pride.

Read the complete post here..

Creating a Group of Advisors

Written by Steve Burge

Open Source Matters (OSM), is the non-profit organization that provides the Joomla project with financial and legal support.

It's a serious responsibility and one that is currently held by 14 board members who have long and successful track records as participants in the Joomla community.

Read the complete post here..

James Kennard: Getting started with JForm at

Written by Amy Stephen

Excellent tutorial from author James Kennard entitled Getting started with JForm that all Joomla! developers should read before creating your first Joomla! 1.6 Component. Very good piece.

Read the complete post here..

DOCman Secrets: Brief permissions

Written by Kristoffer

DOCman 1.5 has a unique permission system allowing you to divide up your documents and categories in such a way that you can deliver them securely and efficiently. One question I’m often asked in my daily role as Support Engineer on the forums is how to get these permissions right.

Read the complete post here..

JED Enhanced Approval Process

Written by Matt Lipscomb

The Joomla! Extensions Directory Team is proud to announce a new enhanced listing submission approval process.  Over the last two years, submissions to the JED have increased exponentially and it is expected to continue to grow throughout 2011 and far beyond.

Read the complete post here..

Joomla! Leadership: Ryan Ozimek of OpenSourceMatters (video)

Ryan Ozimek, President of Open Source Matters, Inc., talks about the role of Open Source Matters and his experience in the community.

See the video here..

Joomla! Leadership: Andrew Eddie (video)

Andrew Eddie of the Production Leadership Team talks about the Joomla Development and how community contribution works.

See the video here..

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