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Molajo Joomla! Day New England 2011

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The Molajo™ Joomla based distribution presented at Joomla! Day New England 2011.

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Molajo Joomla! Day New England 2011

  1. 2. Hi. I am Matt. I am a Joomlaholic.
  2. 3. Distribution ?
  3. 4. What is a distribution? <ul><li>Specialized collection of software bundled into a package. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Linux Distro Timeline http://distrowatch.com http://www.linux.org/dist/list.html
  5. 6. SIGNIFY MATURATION AND WIDESPREAD ADOPTION <ul><li>Distributions </li></ul>
  6. 7. Benefits <ul><li>Broaden appeal to vertical markets </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid deployment == easier adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Create innovation and inspire development </li></ul><ul><li>Incubators </li></ul>
  7. 8. Drupal <ul><li>Drupal has many distributions that help that community offer innovative solutions quickly. </li></ul>http://drupaldistrowatch.com/drupal/distributions http://groups.drupal.org/distribution-profiles
  8. 9. Joomla! Distributions in the wild <ul><li>Template companies </li></ul><ul><li>Language-specific Distributions </li></ul><ul><li>Non-profit Soapbox </li></ul><ul><li>Most site builders </li></ul>
  9. 10. Nooku Server <ul><li>Nooku Server, a multi-site distribution of Joomla! 1.5 </li></ul>http://blog.nooku.org/2010/12/nooku-server-joomla-on-steroids
  10. 11. Molajo <ul><li>Joomla! 1.6 Distribution </li></ul>http://www.molajo.org
  11. 12. Joomla
  12. 13. Jomola
  13. 14. Jamloo
  14. 15. Loomja
  15. 16. Lomajo
  16. 17. Molajo
  17. 18. Molajo <ul><li>The Molajo logo symbolizes Collaboration and Unity. It represents two crocodiles that share a single stomach. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on an ancient West African symbol that is still used today as a reminder that we are all one, despite cultural differences. </li></ul><ul><li>It teaches that these differences must be embraced, not battled. </li></ul>
  18. 19. Molajo <ul><li>Collaborative, community driven distribution of Joomla! 1.6 </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on engaging the Joomla! developer and site builder community </li></ul><ul><li>Contributes back to core project - all code available for inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible licenses – GPL </li></ul>
  19. 20. GPL
  20. 21. Who is behind Molajo and jZenGarden? <ul><li>All Together, As A Whole Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized teams and elders council </li></ul>http://AllTogetherAsAWhole.org
  21. 23. Elders Council
  22. 24. A growing number of contributors building a collaborative, community-driven environment .
  23. 25. FEATURES <ul><li>Joomla! 1.6 and what else? </li></ul>
  24. 27. Installer <ul><li>Proposed Joomla! 1.7 installer from JUX group </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated language support </li></ul>Chris Rault
  25. 29. Minima <ul><li>Administrator Template </li></ul><ul><li>Completely different administrative experience </li></ul>Marco Barbosa
  26. 31. Molajo Tools <ul><li>Molajo version of Admin Tools Pro </li></ul>Nicholas Dionysopoulos
  27. 33. Responses – social plugin suite for all content <ul><li>Voting, comments, social network icons, subscriptions/notifications, hit counts, tags … </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizes new unified content events in 1.6 </li></ul>Amy Stephen
  28. 35. Construct Template Framework <ul><li>Designer/developer oriented template framework. </li></ul>Matt Thomas
  29. 38. JBetolo <ul><li>Front and back-end CSS/JS file merging, minimization and compression utility with CDN support and control over CSS/JS ordering. </li></ul>Gobezu Sewu
  30. 40. Tweet Display Back <ul><li>Comprehensive Twitter display module </li></ul>Michael Babker
  31. 42. Molajo Router <ul><li>New router for Joomla </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More flexible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier to code </li></ul></ul>Hannes Papenberg
  32. 45. Access Control <ul><li>Simplified – View is an action </li></ul><ul><li>Lower level always wins </li></ul><ul><li>Proper override of core functionality - system plugins that fire onAfterInitiatialize that load a library and layout overrides </li></ul>Klas Berlič
  33. 51. The Future …
  34. 52. <ul><li>Babs Gösgens, lead </li></ul><ul><li>Cristina Solana </li></ul><ul><li>Matt Thomas </li></ul>Molajo Web site http://molajo.org
  35. 53. jZenGarden http://jzengarden.org
  36. 54. jZenGarden: Learning from Wordpress <ul><li>Free GPL Templates </li></ul><ul><li>Install from within the Administrator Control Panel </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with Molajo, Nooku Server and Joomla! 1.5/1.6 </li></ul>
  37. 55. The future <ul><li>Create a collaborative, community-driven environment </li></ul>
  38. 56. The future <ul><li>Continue contributing back to the Joomla! Project </li></ul><ul><li>You decide! </li></ul>
  39. 57. [email_address]

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