Yet again the Joomla project teams have dropped the ball regarding a cross site scripting exploit. Instead of dealing with the apparent zero-day nature of the hole, they have used their political stou
Saturday, 25 October 2008
...o follow as it gets pushed out to the wider web stream. This is a good opportunity for the wider web design
community in Queensland to focus on quality design, development and training, having come f...
Saturday, 24 November 2007
Community matters. People who use the products of Absalom Media to increase the value of their online presence are respected. That does beg the question, however. What is the Joomla! community ? What
Monday, 30 July 2007
Like the title suggests, this post is about the benefits of creating non-GPL compatible works, regardless of whether or not people get them for cost. So commercial and proprietary by and large have no
Monday, 16 July 2007
...f an open source product is to allow certain freedoms for the end user or client. The aim of the open source
community is to allow disemmination of those freedoms so others can benefit. Ye...
Thursday, 12 July 2007
...development. This book from Packt Publishing is aimed at the new developer or designer amongst the Joomla!
community. It covers development of a basic restaurant review extension, including the deve...
Wednesday, 04 July 2007
The legalese currently traded against the third party development
community is that they violate the GNU GPL based on the fact the 'original copyright holders' may be informed of their actions to prod
Tuesday, 03 July 2007
...also part of the Joint Commercial Developers Alliance that services the Mambo, Joomla and Elixis open source
community. In the same way that everybody is different, all software developers
Saturday, 30 June 2007
... that the GPL itself does not allow, I'm left wondering what's been won ? Not much, if anything.. The wider
community should not need to adapt. The wider community is, of course, responsible for crea...
Thursday, 28 June 2007
An awful lot has happened over the last few days across the Joomla! ecosystem. The entire Joomla!
community has been set on edge in terms of governance, management and direction. But what does this me
Thursday, 21 June 2007
...eam making a total asshat of themselves in trying to define what third party work is done across the Joomla!
community. Face it, if these guys were senior managers in real life, their company would en...
Thursday, 14 June 2007
...ding over Clearance, and there's still some way to go in order to guarantee the privacy of the wider Joomla!
community if such a tool is ever finished. The elephant that is the status of licencing acr...
Tuesday, 12 June 2007
...oject. Who is "Clearance" clearing access for ? The people who may own your details on OSM's Offical Joomla!
community forums ? ...
Monday, 11 June 2007
...ng I'm left wondering is why in God's name have the project managers of Joomla! remained silent to the wider
community about patents? If you dig around hard enough across the infrastructure of the Jo...
Friday, 08 June 2007
...nly does it conform to a known 'dial-home' device, something that has been frowned upon by the wider Joomla!
community, but it also dimishes the relevance of the Red Barchetta release itself. This ar...
Tuesday, 15 May 2007
community, which I remain part of, is somewhat abuzz with the discussions surrounding the use of the abbreviation element as part of microformat calendar dating, post dating and revi
Monday, 30 April 2007
...s implement. Over the last few months, I've been noticing a subtle trend growing across the Joomla! Official
Community forums. Certain topics are not discussed. Certain feedback is not welcome. The me...
Sunday, 29 April 2007
...eld of vision beyond any apparent niche it owns and provides feedback on what is happening outside of their '
community'. Secondly, during Art 07, it is suprising to see the quality of art available t...
Tuesday, 24 April 2007
The Joomla! Melbourne User Group, otherwise known as Joomla!MUG, is a
community development project to help evangelise and support the Joomla content management system across Melbourne. This project
Tuesday, 24 April 2007
...n-SANY0002b789.flv As Docbook may provide value-adds to software developers alone, and not to the wider web
community, who remain basic web users, delivering microformats, or as Jeremy Keith says in ...
Monday, 09 April 2007
...otiate a win/win solution for all parties involved. This has also happened numerous times within the Joomla!
community. The psychology of behaviour by a leader who does not effectively understand the ...
Saturday, 24 March 2007
revenue, best context for the site. Adsense allows targetted ad for a 'local' sales
team inside the local
community.. You can have a US related product for a US
user on an Australian site, which i...
Monday, 19 March 2007
...ontend. The only area still running some form of tabling is the frontend editing capacity. Integration into
Community Builder and JACL+, allowing a ubitiqious transfer of resources between XFN, CB an...
Tuesday, 13 March 2007
...towards web issues. The fact most of these issues relate to representation and having a voice within the web
community also means that women, should, by and large, continue to gain a larger market sha...
Tuesday, 27 February 2007
...of the web As a web professional, you not only hold responsibility to the client, but also to the wider web
community in making sure your word completed advances the credibility of the web as a whole...
Monday, 26 February 2007
...tensions, an open source SEF solution, during the tumultuous transition from Mambo to Joomla! as part of the
community. Questions were asked as to why such an extension as OpenSEF, the rebadged and re...
Friday, 23 February 2007
...on the claims that Mambo is an open source architecture. In the last day, Martin Brampton, one of the Mambo
community independent appointees to the Mambo Foundation has provided some meaningful answe...
Thursday, 08 December 2005
... and ethical precident this time round is that it is aimed at a GPL-based independent developer in the Mambo
community. I have already raised this with Martin Brampton, the independent developer on t...
Tuesday, 06 December 2005
...de the content category layouts. More releases will be coming soon, as well as a few suprises for the Mambo
community I doubt even the Chairman would have though of.. ...
Friday, 25 November 2005
... ex-Miro developer was also threatened with legal action for helping pass on needed information to the Mambo
community mid last month. Information matters, especially in terms of standards. That is pa...
Saturday, 22 October 2005
...o the first premier edition of the Mambo Podcast. My name's Chris and I am an Active Member in the Mambo
community, and what I do in the daytime is work as an IT Administrator for a big government...
Monday, 17 October 2005
...ntent to the people who need it. This is where creating something that is of value in all models - business,
community and culture, come into play. The various pieces of a website, along with the vari...
Thursday, 29 September 2005
...bring all current 3PD work into step with the Enterprise edition of Mambo, at the expense of the open source
community. If Miro want to use my code and expertise in their commercial products, especial...
Friday, 23 September 2005
...ossibility of "Ill treatment of Third Party Developer's release announcement" within the Mambo
community, and was censored and banned, merely for raising the spectre that releases were p...
Friday, 09 September 2005
... Mamboportal, this seems a tad harsh. Absalom Media has supplied extensive resources and skills to the Mambo
community, and this is how I get repayed? Furthermore, as a fully paid member of the Mambo...
Friday, 02 September 2005
(www.opensourcematters.org) to distribute information to users,
developers, web designers and the
community in general.
Project leader Mr Andrew Eddie made the announcement today...
Friday, 02 September 2005
...an open source project not open source ? When it demands those who moderate the forums, who help manage the
community as a volunteer, should sign their lives, ideals and values to the project to sile...
Thursday, 01 September 2005
What follows is Robert Castley's response to the
community: Back in early 2002 I discovered a stray file in the depths of SourceForge, this file was MamboV3.0.7.tar.gz (http://prdownloads.sourcef
Tuesday, 23 August 2005
...nuing issues with the Mambo Foundation and what that means for third party developers such as Absalom Media,
community members in the Mambo community, and the end users of Mambo in the long term. I...
Friday, 19 August 2005
...for the benefit of others. Open source projects reflect the spirit of collaboration and fun while
community feedback and providing good governance that allows
for business to confidently i...
Thursday, 18 August 2005
...e Foundation about itself, processes and strategies for implementation and how these things affect the Mambo
community, I ask that all those involved in this discussion contact me so I can field quest...
Tuesday, 16 August 2005
...e need to find an identity and be loved and valued
for who they are. Traditional safety nets of family and
community support are
Broken relationships, feelings of isolation and e...
Sunday, 26 June 2005
... has just completed his first national tour with his
band. After much success as an
independent artist on
community radio, he's now begun building a strong live
following. Simeon says, "...
Thursday, 23 June 2005
...ontend of Mambo. This raises the visibility of accessibility and other web standards issues within the Mambo
community. It is available from our downloads area, and being developed under the Project O...
Sunday, 17 April 2005
...s, the LinuxWorld Product Excellence Awards represent major areas of innovation in the Linux and Open Source
Community. Judges were from LinuxWorld Magazine. The "Best of Show" award,...
Friday, 25 February 2005
...es people value the product more than the ideas as to why the product was made in the first place. The Mambo
community has some positive aspects to it, and likewise needs to address some?current issue...
Wednesday, 27 October 2004
As one of the template designers in Mambo releasing Creative Commons licenced designs into the Mambo
community via Mamboforge.net, it has come to my attention quite a few times that our works are, in
Saturday, 18 September 2004
ChicagoVeg is a
community organisation of vegan and vegetarian activists for those in the greater Chicago area. Absalom Media provided a fully W3C CSS compliant design according to client specificatio
Thursday, 29 April 2004
Absalom Media, as part of supporting the Mambo OS
community, has released the Mambo OS 4.0.14 Dreamweaver toolbar extension. It integrates within Dreamweaver MX and the latest flagship web editin
Tuesday, 25 November 2003
...rsonal and professional capacity has allowed skills to develop in terms of web accessibility and usability.
Community My background extends into NFP, government-facing and NGO groups where I have de...
Tuesday, 10 April 2007