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July 13th, 2009

Over the past few weeks, we on the Google Chrome team have been delighted and entertained by your video entries for the Google Chrome Icon Project. Videos so far have ranged from dessert making in California to coordinated hockey players in Russia to complex 3D animations from Japan. You can view all the submissions on…

Google Chrome OS – FAQ

July 8th, 2009

We’ve been getting a number of questions in reference to our ‘Introducing the Google Chrome OS‘ blog post, and so here are a number of your most frequently asked Qs – along with our As. We’ll be sure to add more to this list as popular questions come in. Is Google Chrome OS free? Yes…

Lost a tab? Not to worry.

July 7th, 2009

Google Chrome has a lot of features that make your browsing easier, but you might not notice them all right away. This is because we’ve taken great care to keep our design clean, so features don’t get in your way when you’re not using them. A great example of this is our session restore functionality,…

Google Update, Updated

July 1st, 2009

A few months ago, we released the source code to Google Update, our software that ensures that users are using the latest and greatest version of Google Chrome. Today, we are making another improvement to Google Update such that it will run at periodic intervals, as opposed to running as a continual process. Learn more…

Feature patches for 1.6

March 5th, 2009

On January 25th we reported back from the development coordinator summit. A lot of people noticed that we created three new development-related, publicly-accessible mailing lists for the Joomla development community. The most important reason for us to open up in this way is to attract more developers and enable them to help out with core…

Happy New Year: 2009 is going to be a big one (point six)

January 2nd, 2009

2008 was certainly a big year with the release of 1.5 in January. I think this has been one of our most successful and ground breaking releases (comparable to Mambo 4.5.1 which really pushed us to a new level back in the good old days). A new stability release will come out this month marking…

Changes in the bug squad and development team

September 24th, 2008

Over the past three years, Joomla! development has evolved. During the split from the Mambo project the Joomla! Core Team was fully responsible for overall development. As the project grew, the Core Team realized that additional structures where required to organize everything around the Joomla! project. Mid-2006, the Joomla! Core Team changed from a "developers…

How Joomla 1.5.6 came about

August 14th, 2008

As most of you know, a critical security vulnerability affecting all Joomla versions below (and including) 1.5.5 was discovered on Tuesday, August 12th 2008.  What most of you don’t know, is what went on behind the scenes that day.  A whole mass of people came together and immediately worked on all the tasks necessary to…

The Survey, 2008

July 30th, 2008

A List Apart is calling all designers, developers, information architects, project managers, writers, editors, marketers, and everyone else who makes websites. It is time once again to pool information so as to begin sketching a true picture of the way our profession is practiced worldwide. I encourage all Joomla! professionals to take the survey.  The…

1.5.4 Duplicate Titles

July 10th, 2008

Many community members have pointed out an error in 1.5.4 with duplicate titles. This issue affects both content and contact views (article layout, and contact detail layout to be specific). We are aware of the problem and are working on a clean, simple way to rectify it. The plan is to fix this issue and…