Joomla, open source and the power of volunteers

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In this slidedeck, Vic describes how a world wide network of volunteers keep the Joomla project moving forward as one of the preeminent open source publishing platforms on the planet. Challenges for the project and opportunities for contributions will be discussed.

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Joomla, open source and the power of volunteers

  1. 1. Victor Drover! Open Source Matters! victor.drover@opensourcematters.org
 @VicDrover Joomla, Open Source and the Power of Volunteers
  2. 2. Open Source ❖ Universal access via free license to a product's design or blueprint.
 ❖ Universal redistribution of that design or blueprint, including subsequent improvements to it by anyone.
  3. 3. An open Operating System
  4. 4. Apps that run on Linux
  5. 5. An open publishing platform make
 product distribute
 for free no paid
 services
  6. 6. 477,241 lines of code http://bit.ly/PwUrYA
  7. 7. 427 Contributors http://bit.ly/1jK8mpz
  8. 8. 427 Contributors Contributors 0 100 200 300 400 500 Joomla Drupal Wordpress
  9. 9. $7,000,000 http://bit.ly/1q0gGS8
  10. 10. Downloads http://bit.ly/jcounter
  11. 11. Download Rate MillionsofDownloads 20 30 40 50 June 2011 Sep 2011 Apr 2012 Nov 2012 July 2013 Feb 2014
  12. 12. 27,586,011 web sites %ofSites 0 2 4 6 8 Overall CMS-only http://bit.ly/1hJ8wgj
  13. 13. 3264 Government sites in 204 countries
  14. 14. Top countries#ofsites 0 160 320 480 640 800 Italy Spain USA Chile Mongolia
  15. 15. Joomlagov.info
  16. 16. 67 Languages http://bit.ly/1hJcndj #ofLanguages 0 14 28 42 56 70 2.5 3.x
  17. 17. Klingon ???
  18. 18. $765,100 annual revenue ❖ Advertising revenue! ❖ Affiliate revenue! ❖ Sponsorships! ❖ Events http://bit.ly/2014jbudget $0 $160,000 $320,000 $480,000 $640,000 $800,000 2012 2013 2014*
  19. 19. ? ❖ 52,607,569 downloads! ❖ 27,586,011 web sites! ❖ $7,000,000 labor! ❖ $765,000 revenue! ❖ 477,241 lines of code! ❖ 427 contributors! ❖ 204 countries! ❖ 67 languages
  20. 20. We’ve achieved a lot
  21. 21. 178 User groups http://bit.ly/hdhw73dg
  22. 22. #ofEvents 0 10 20 30 40 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 19 Events each year http://bit.ly/1mPIgEr
  23. 23. Event #183 !!!!
  24. 24. jandbeyond.org
  25. 25. conference.joomla.org
  26. 26. Who does all the work for the Project?
  27. 27. Organized & Decentralized Teams PLT
 code OSM
 legal, $$ CLT
 people
  28. 28. Production Leadership Team ❖ All things code! ❖ Coordinating & merging contributions! ❖ Bug Squad! ❖ Quality assurance! ❖ Coordinating releases! ❖ Setting deadlines! ❖ Code Sprints! ❖ INNOVATION! ❖ CMS / features! ❖ Framework PLT
  29. 29. Production Leadership Team
  30. 30. Joomla 3.3 BETA ❖ Lots of new things! ❖ 9:30 AM! ❖ Room 225! ❖ Michael Babker http://bit.ly/1jMwZ5a
  31. 31. Open Source Matters ❖ Legal! ❖ Licensing! ❖ Trademark! ❖ Domains! ❖ Contracts! ❖ Financial! ❖ Budgets + Taxes + Sponsors! ❖ Certification! ❖ Governance OSM
  32. 32. Community Leadership Team ❖ Directories! ❖ Extensions (JED)! ❖ Resources! ❖ User Groups! ❖ Community magazine! ❖ Events! ❖ Forums! ❖ Translations! ❖ Documentation CLT
  33. 33. Extensions
  34. 34. Magazine
  35. 35. Forum
  36. 36. Posts: 2,885,030 Topics: 692,928 Members: 637,493
  37. 37. PLT OSM CLT PLT OSM CLT PLT OSM CLT PLT OSM CLT User Groups & JED Events Bugs & Translations Budget
  38. 38. Moving together PLT OSM CLT
  39. 39. Challenges
  40. 40. Version support %ofSites 0 10 20 30 40 50 1.5 2.5 3.x
  41. 41. make
 product distribute
 for free offer no
 services
  42. 42. victor.drover@opensourcematters.org
 @VicDrover Want to contribute?

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