... Second Usability tests were then advertised on 3 distinct groups: Whirlpool Australia's web development
forum, the Australian Web Industry Association forum and via Twitter. This allowed a fairly wid...
Monday, 14 September 2009
..., we can deliver a fully customised web presence, fully hosted for one year. This solution provides user
forum feedback for your products, directory services to advertise affiliate businesses and the ...
Monday, 29 September 2008
... and Core/Devs, are, by and large, not the main user base or clientele of third party work. The Official
forums - running on SMF - aren't even bridged. One of the Joomla! project managers only got him...
Monday, 30 July 2007
...n Joomla! developers to land grab rights over third party work. That stuff may be who has a voice on the
forums and in the Foundation and Legal teams of Joomla. It's not the only place to be adopting...
Thursday, 12 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
...reedom, how does that benefit people ? This is something I will be raising in the coming months through
forums such as Still/Open as the need for design and art to be appreciated requires that the pe...
Thursday, 28 June 2007
I'm starting to get sick and tired of the Core Team 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 seni
Thursday, 14 June 2007
... This also applies currently to personal information across the entire official Joomla sites (e.g. shop,
forum, Code). One hundred and ten thousand users is a marketer's wet dream (as seen by the Anse...
Tuesday, 12 June 2007
..."Clearance" clearing access for ? The people who may own your details on OSM's Offical Joomla! community
forums ? ...
Monday, 11 June 2007
Supposedly, the licence of the entire Joomla! core product is up for review. There have been repeated threats against commercial developers by one of the project managers of Joomla!. So not all is wel
Friday, 08 June 2007
... "black hat" search engine marketing ? Now before anyone panics and decides to ban me from the Joomla!
forums for saying such a thing, there is a backstory to consider. Firstly, this week Google dec...
Tuesday, 15 May 2007
...ver 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 messenger is bei...
Sunday, 29 April 2007
...ject or meme you're involved in. In discussions with Google staff at the Melbourne Google Web Publishers
forum, I heard a similar anecdote regarding the way Adsense and Adwords works. In
this way, th...
Friday, 13 April 2007
Late last week I was invited along to the Melbourne session of the Google Web Publisher's
Forum, primarily dealing with Adsense and Adwords marketing. Along the way, I made some notes. The primary is
Monday, 19 March 2007
A while back on the Joomla!
forums, there was discussion about getting semantic content correctly deployed. Well, my friends, I'm glad to say it's now been well and truly done. The best example is alw
Tuesday, 13 March 2007
There has been an awful lot of fanfare on the Joomla!
forums about the newfangled Beez template, developed by the "accessibility" side of the Design & Accessibility team, in the hope that it provi
Thursday, 01 March 2007
...probably came with a similar issue in Joomla! in regards to SEF. Ken McDonald (kenmcd on the Official J!
forums) had taken over the development of Xaneon Extensions, an open source SEF solution, durin...
Friday, 23 February 2007
One of the benefits of Joomla 1.5 is that it is finally ending up with some manner of humanly readable URL structures. This is because Joomla, like Mambo, has suffered from ID related issues regarding
Tuesday, 20 February 2007
Over the last two years, Absalom Media has been developing GPL and other open sourced licenced work on Mamboforge, the official Mambo development site of all Mambo related components, modules and temp
Tuesday, 06 December 2005
... time, they actually listened to the ideas and acted on the ideas I had before banning me again from the
forums. From a pure code perspective, 4.5.3 isn't really a point release. It looks, feels ...
Thursday, 01 December 2005
Absalom Media? has now released a support codebase for queries fielded on the Mambo
forums. This is in place until such time the organisation allows those
who develop in Mambo the freedom to speak u
Friday, 25 November 2005
Just browsing the
forums, I noticed that the new team are still discussing WAI accessibility compliance for Mambo. Some of the new team even went as far as saying that Mambo 184.108.40.206 exceeds the tests
Wednesday, 26 October 2005
...tern Standard Time), one day before the official announcement of the Mambo Foundation on the Mamboserver
Monday, 17 October 2005
The nature of open source development is that it allows people to freely modify existing code and fork it into a new or derivative version. Commercial development, on the other hand, is usually limite
Friday, 23 September 2005
Copyright and licencing remains a nebulous issue at the best of times. Absalom Media maintains copyright over numerous Mambo related design, core-related and module resources. Now, Jim Begley, Secreta
Friday, 09 September 2005
Today the Mambo Communities moderators chose to remove my access to the Mamboserver
forum. As the open source project I manage as a third party developer for Mambo has had over 350,000 downloads from
Friday, 02 September 2005
When is 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
Thursday, 01 September 2005
What is the first sign of a project death ? As soon as people start thinking they can rewrite the vision and direction without regard for consequence, that is when the project is heading towards death
Saturday, 27 August 2005
Much has been said about the Mambo Open Source project and the
establishment of the Mambo Foundation to benefit the future of Mambo.
We, the core development teams, unanimo
Thursday, 18 August 2005
Later this week, I will be meeting Peter Lamont of Miro International to discuss the outcomes and ideas and structure related to the new Mambo Foundation. As this is happening, I plan to raise specifi
Tuesday, 16 August 2005
With the advent of Mambo 4.5.3 and it's integrated pattern templating for all core components, Mambo moves into the realm of extensible, accessible content management systems. As pattern templatin
Monday, 27 June 2005
... GPL based projects on MOSForge.net. All support
requests should be posted through the bug tracker and
forums there for any GPL
related material released by Absalom Media....
Monday, 15 March 2004
...d right menu boxes
Browser upload of images to your own library for use anywhere in the site
Forum/Poll/Voting booth for on-the-spot results
Runs on Linux, FreeBSD, MacOSX server, Solari...
Thursday, 09 October 2003