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  • 1. Hi. I am Mat t .I am a J oomlaholic.
  • 2. W hat is a dist ribut ion?• Collection of software bundled into an easy-to-use package.• There are hundreds of distributions of Linux, evidence of the strength of their community.
  • 3. Linux Dist ro T imelinehttp://distrowatch.com
  • 4. Dist ribut ionsSIGN O F O P E N SO UR CE CMSMAT UR AT IO N
  • 5. Dist ribut ions• Broaden appeal to vertical markets• Rapid deployment == easier adoption• Create innovation and inspire development• Incubators
  • 6. Drupal• Drupal has many distributions that help that community offer innovative solutions quickly.
  • 7. Drupal• Pressflow• Acquia• Open Atrium• Open Publish
  • 8. J oomla! Dist ribut ions in t he wild• Template companies• Language-specific Distributions• Non-profit Soapbox• Most site builders
  • 9. Nooku Ser ver• Nooku Server, a multi-site distribution of Joomla! 1.5
  • 10. Molajo“FR O M J O O ML A ”
  • 11. Molajo • The Molajo logo symbolizes Collaboration and Unity. It represents two crocodiles that share a single stomach. • Based on an ancient West African symbol that is still used today as a reminder that we are all one, despite cultural differences. • It teaches that these differences must be embraced, not battled.
  • 12. Molajo • Collaborative, community driven distribution of Joomla! 1.6 • Focus on engaging the Joomla! developer and site builder community • Contributes back to core project - all code available for inclusion • Compatible licenses – GPL
  • 13. W ho is behind Molajo and jZenGarden? • All Together, As A Whole Initiatives • Specialized teams and elders council
  • 14. ATA AW Admins• Amy Stephen, lead• Hils Cheyne• Nicholas Dionysopoulos• Robert Vining
  • 15. E lders Council• W ilco J ansen • O le B ang O t tosen Former OSM board member, Former Core team member, Development Coordinator of member of OSM Community Joomla! 1.5 Oversight Committee (COC)• J ohan J anssens • B rian Teeman Co-founder of Joomla!, lead Co-founder of OSM and Joomla! developer and architect of Joomla! 1.5, founder of Nooku • A rno Zijlst ra Co-founder of Joomla!
  • 16. A growing number of cont ributorsbuilding a collaborat ive,communit y-driven environment .
  • 17. Coordinat ion Team• Hils Cheyne, lead • Manoel Silva• Bo Astrup • Cristina Solana• David Deutsch • Matt Thomas• Babs Gösgens • Seth Warburton• Jen Kramer
  • 18. jZenGarden• Cristina Solana, lead• Ercan Özkaya• Stian Didriksen• Michael Babker
  • 19. Development Team• Matt Thomas, • Nicholas • Hannes lead Dionysopoulos Papenberg• Michael Babker • Stian Didriksen • Chris Rault• Marco Barbosa • Babs Gösgens • Gobezu Sewu• Klas Berlič • Ercan Özkaya • Cristina Solana• Jeff Channell • Amy Stephen
  • 20. Usabilit y Team• Manoel Silva, lead • Hils Cheyne• Bo Astrup • Seth Warburton• Marco Barbosa • Arno Zijlstra• David Deutsch
  • 21. Translat ions Team• Ole Bang Ottosen, lead• Manoel Silva• Parth Lawate• Svein Wisnaes
  • 22. Maintainer Teams• Seth Warburton, lead• Each developer• Support staff
  • 23. J oomla! 1.6 and what else?FIR ST MO L A J O DIST R IB UT IO N
  • 24. Installer Chris Rault • Proposed Joomla! 1.7 installer from JUX group • Integrated language support
  • 25. Minima Marco Barbosa • Administrator Template • Completely different administrative experience
  • 26. Molajo Tools Nicholas Dionysopoulos • Molajo version of Admin Tools Pro
  • 27. R esponses – social plugin suite f or all content Amy Stephen • Voting, comments, social network icons, subscriptions/notifications, hit counts, tags … • Utilizes new unified content events in 1.6
  • 28. Const ruct Template Framework Matt Thomas • Designer/developer oriented template framework.
  • 29. J B etolo Gobezu Sewu • Front and back-end CSS/JS file merging, minimization and compression utility with CDN support and control over CSS/JS ordering.
  • 30. Tweet Display B ack Michael Babker • Comprehensive Twitter display module
  • 31. Access Cont rol • Simplified – View treated like other actions (ex Edit or Delete) so the same groups can be used • Proper override of core functionality with system plugins that fire onAfterInitiatialize that load a library and layout overrides
  • 32. A nd much more … • Many other tools that help site builders implement a Joomla! web site
  • 33. Molajo Web site• Babs Gösgens, lead• Cristina Solana• Matt Thomas
  • 34. jZenGarden• Cristina Solana, lead• Stian Didriksen• Ercan Özkaya• Michael Babker
  • 35. jZenGarden: Learning f rom Wordpress• Free GPL Templates• Install from within the Administrator Control Panel• Compatible with Molajo, Nooku Server and Joomla! 1.5/1.6
  • 36. T he Fut ure …
  • 37. Fut ure• ATAAW Site rebuilt with Molajo• Strengthen and expand collaboration with other Joomla! developers• Continue contributing back to the Joomla! Project• You decide!
  • 38.