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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…

We baked new pizza, and it’s name is Naiki

July 7th, 2008

So close to the holiday season, and so many people helped out during the second Pizza Bug and Fun event. Let me start by thanking all contributers that helped out during both weekends, we solved numerous issues and also some documentation was written. Best of  all is that Airton Torres, Arno Zijlstra, Ben Cessa, Esban…

The best ingredients for a nice Pizza

June 20th, 2008

We’re very close to the second Pizza, Bugs and Fun (PBF) event. As you might have noticed, we have extended the PBF event for a second weekend and now have participants from almost every continent. If you are able to join us at one of these venues, we would love to have you. If you…

What it takes to bake a pizza

June 15th, 2008

Some will think "Why should I participate in the Pizza, Bugs and Fun event? Why not just let others fix bugs and write documentation for Joomla!?" After all, you likely have too many responsibilities in life, as it is. Perhaps you don’t see yourself as someone who has the kind of talent needed to help…