Joomla blog posts from around the web (48/12)

Joomla blog posts from around the web (48/12)

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 48:

• Call For Joomla! Production Leadership Team Nominations
• Free ticket to Melbourne Joomladay
• JB Library script loader and the start of a new library
• JCal Pro released

Call For Joomla! Production Leadership Team Nominations

Written by Mark Dexter

The Joomla! Production Leadership Team (PLT) is responsible for leading and coordinating the development of the Joomla! CMS and Platform. This includes releasing new versions, fixing bugs, adding new features, and creating documentation.  We are looking for your nominations for new PLT members. We acknowledge that the greater worldwide Joomla! community can help us a lot in this process and make us aware of potential candidates we may overlook.

Nomination Information

We are looking for up to four new PLT members. Useful areas of experience and expertise for nominees include:

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Free ticket to Melbourne Joomladay

Written by Anthony Olsen

We are in the final stretch of 2012 which means that Melbourne Joomladay 2013 is just around the corner.  I'm quite excited about this event given that I'll get the chance to meet Brian Teeman and Peter van Westen in the flesh.  Skype is certainly a great tool for building friendship with people in distant parts of the world, but nothing beats sitting down and sharing a quiet brew or two, to really get to know someone - especially if that's on a ridiculously hot Melbourne January day.

More international talent ...

Fellow Joomla template creator Bui Huy Thang from Joomlashine will also be giving an indepth session about making the Joomla administrator a better place. Bui was a key player in the Joomla 3.0 UX design team so that will certainly be a must see presentation.

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JB Library script loader and the start of a new library

Written by Anthony Olsen

I've just released JB Library v2.1 which features two new improvements to the way that the library plugin works.

A new script loader

One of the biggest headaches developers and site builders see when developing jQuery functionality within joomla is a javascript conflict that results from multiple versions of jQuery loading on a page. This is mainly triggered in cases where script declarations are declared after the $ name space has been re-declared by another javascript library.

Technically, jQuery should be able to load as many times as you want on a page - although best practice is to only load one. Even with multiple instances of the jQuery library loading on the page, it's core functionality should remain unaffected.

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JCal Pro released

Written by Ron van Schaik

Today we are proud to announce the immediate availability of JCal Pro® 3.2.3 (build 1587), which is fully compatible with Joomla! 2.5!  This is a maintenance and feature release. 

This release includes fixes for various reported issues and adds several minor features.  

Most notably this release includes fixes and flexibility in modules and styles.  Changelog Updates:

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Read 1309 times Originally published on Monday, 10 December 2012 00:00
Last modified on Sunday, 09 December 2012 21:28
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