Dutch Joomla! Days 2011

On Saturday April 2 and Sunday April 3, the Dutch Joomla! days will be held in Doorn, the Netherlands.

I can really encourage any Dutch Joomla! user to visit these days! The presentations that will be held sound extremely informative and are well selected to please a wide range of Joomla! users. A few well known Joomla! enthusiasts will also be attending, including Joomla! priest Brian Teeman and OSM president Ryan Ozimek. 

Learn more about the Dutch Joomla! Days on www.joomladagen.nl!

Read more: Attend the Dutch Joomla!Days 2011 in April

Joomla! E-commerceThe e-commerce platform Magento has only been around a few years but it can offer e-commerce business owners a very competent alternative to a Joomla! Virtuemart setup. Although I'm not entirely unbiased, I'm happy to admit that Magento offers the user lot of great functionalities. What should you consider when making your choice?

The state of Joomla! e-commerce blogs are a series I am writing about Joomla! e-commerce extensions. Click the "e-commerce" label/tag to read more articles about this subject. A previous blog post was "The state of Joomla! e-commerce in December 2010".

Read more: Joomla! Virtuemart vs. Magento

Joomla! E-commerceThis is not an elaborate overview of the advantages and disadvantages of osCommerce and Virtuemart, but merely a brief summary that I've borrowed from a fellow forum member on a Dutch Joomla! forum. Dimage works with both systems and because of this he was able to compile a good overview. Read on for the advantages and disadvantages of osCommerce and Virtuemart!

There are going to be some interesting changes in the Joomla! e-commerce area in 2011 as some of the new extensions (like MagebridgeTienda and redSHOP) become more mature. The state of Joomla! e-commerce blogs are a series I am writing about these changes. Click the "e-commerce" label/tag to read more articles about this subject. Two previous blog posts are "The state of Joomla! e-commerce in December 2010" and "A short history of Joomla! e-commerce".

Read more: osCommerce vs. Joomla! Virtuemart

Joomla! E-commerceAfter we dove into a bit of history concerning Joomla! e-commerce, lets have a look at Joomla! e-commerce today. What are the new Joomla! e-commerce extensions, and what do Joomla! developers tend to think about them?

Joomla! e-commerce finally took off in 2010, with a few serious extension developers entering the ring with there brand new Joomla! e-commerce extensions, and a few examples are MagebridgeTiendaThe state of Joomla! e-commerce blogs are a series about the developments in the Joomla! e-commerce area. 

Read more: The state of Joomla! e-commerce in December 2010

Virtuemart 1.1.6 and 1.5 beta releasedThe Virtuemart team has released two new versions! Virtuemart 1.1.6 is a bug fix release which fixes many long standing bugs. It also introduces some bugs, that could potentially disable your site. So only upgrade to Virtuemart 1.1.6 is you have time to backup, test and fix your site before you put it online. There are already 11 bugs reported for Virtuemart 1.1.7, so it is not a strange idea to wait for that version.

Read more: Virtuemart 1.1.6 and Virtuemart 1.5 beta

Joomla! 1.6 Release Candidate


You can now get your hands on a release candidate for Joomla! 1.6. But it's actually not that stable, so don't use it on production websites just yet.

When Joomla! 1.6 Beta 14 and 15 where released a few weeks ago, there was lots of buzz about  a Joomla! 1.6 Release Candidate before Christmas. Well, here it is, Joomla! 1.6 RC!

Read more: Joomla! 1.6 Release Candidate available

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