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. http://distrowatch.com http://www.linux.org/dist/list.html
Linux Dist ro T imelinehttp://distrowatch.comhttp://www.linux.org/dist/list.html
Dist ribut ionsSIGN O F O P E N SO UR CE CMSMAT UR AT IO N
Dist ribut ions• Broaden appeal to vertical markets• Rapid deployment == easier adoption• Create innovation and inspire development• Incubators
Drupal• Drupal has many distributions that help that community offer innovative solutions quickly. http://drupaldistrowatch.com/drupal/distributions http://groups.drupal.org/distribution-profiles
Drupal• Pressflow• Acquia• Open Atrium• Open Publish
J oomla! Dist ribut ions in t he wild• Template companies• Language-specific Distributions• Non-profit Soapbox• Most site builders
Nooku Ser ver• Nooku Server, a multi-site distribution of Joomla! 1.5 http://blog.nooku.org/2010/12/nooku-server-joomla-on-steroids
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.
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
W ho is behind Molajo and jZenGarden? • All Together, As A Whole Initiatives • Specialized teams and elders council http://AllTogetherAsAWhole.org
ATA AW Admins• Amy Stephen, lead• Hils Cheyne• Nicholas Dionysopoulos• Robert Vining
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!
A growing number of cont ributorsbuilding a collaborat ive,communit y-driven environment .
Coordinat ion Team• Hils Cheyne, lead • Manoel Silva• Bo Astrup • Cristina Solana• David Deutsch • Matt Thomas• Babs Gösgens • Seth Warburton• Jen Kramer
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
Usabilit y Team• Manoel Silva, lead • Hils Cheyne• Bo Astrup • Seth Warburton• Marco Barbosa • Arno Zijlstra• David Deutsch
Translat ions Team• Ole Bang Ottosen, lead• Manoel Silva• Parth Lawate• Svein Wisnaes
Maintainer Teams• Seth Warburton, lead• Each developer• Support staff
J oomla! 1.6 and what else?FIR ST MO L A J O DIST R IB UT IO N
Installer Chris Rault • Proposed Joomla! 1.7 installer from JUX group • Integrated language support
Minima Marco Barbosa • Administrator Template • Completely different administrative experience
Molajo Tools Nicholas Dionysopoulos • Molajo version of Admin Tools Pro
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
Const ruct Template Framework Matt Thomas • Designer/developer oriented template framework.
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.
Tweet Display B ack Michael Babker • Comprehensive Twitter display module
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
A nd much more … • Many other tools that help site builders implement a Joomla! web site
Molajo Web site• Babs Gösgens, lead• Cristina Solana• Matt Thomas http://molajo.org
Fut ure• ATAAW Site rebuilt with Molajo• Strengthen and expand collaboration with other Joomla! developers• Continue contributing back to the Joomla! Project• You decide! http://tinyurl.com/MolajoSong