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  • Keynote Joomladag Netherlands 4 April 2008 Netherlands

    1. 3. Joomla! 1.5 and roadmap to future versions <ul><li>Joomla!day Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Utrecht, Netherlands </li></ul>5 April 2008
    2. 4. Joomla! 1.5 Released January 22, 2008
    3. 5. Joomla! 1.5 is easy to install
    4. 6. Joomla! 1.5 runs on many platforms
    5. 7. Joomla! 1.5 is easy to extend
    6. 8. Joomla! 1.5 is multi lingual
    7. 9. Joomla! 1.5 is easier to administer
    8. 10. Joomla! 1.5 has new template features <ul><li>100% control </li></ul><ul><li>Custom layouts </li></ul><ul><li>Template parameters </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility and standards </li></ul><ul><li>Module chrome </li></ul><ul><li>Module positions </li></ul><ul><li>Default system template </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Javascript </li></ul><ul><li>Error Handling </li></ul>
    9. 11. Joomla! 1.5 is build to scale
    10. 12. Joomla! 1.5 is build to scale
    11. 13. Joomla! 1.5 supports rapid development
    12. 14. <ul><li>Easy to install </li></ul><ul><li>Runs on many platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-lingual </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to administer </li></ul><ul><li>New template features </li></ul><ul><li>Build to scale </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid development </li></ul>
    13. 15. So with… <ul><li>4.000.000 visitors and 19.000.000 page hits past month </li></ul><ul><li>1.250.000 (1.305 p/d) posts, 275.229 (289 p/d) topics and 180.000 (188 p/d) users in our forum </li></ul><ul><li>590.000+ downloads of Joomla! 1.5 in 2 months </li></ul><ul><li>82.000 registered developers and 2.255 registered projects on Gforge </li></ul><ul><li>2.850 registered (active) projects on our extensions site </li></ul><ul><li>60+ supported languages </li></ul>
    14. 16. <ul><li>This project rockets off!!! </li></ul>
    15. 17. Thanks to an amazing army of volunteers who provide support in our forum , developers who maintain Joomla! core code and extensions, the translators and all who help with documentation this is a great open source project!
    16. 18. We’re still an incredibly young project! <ul><li>Started in September 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Joomla! 1.0 is still mainstream </li></ul><ul><li>Joomla! 1.5 usage is very good after 2 months </li></ul>… let draw the bigger picture Keep the following in mind...
    17. 21. Yes…but wait!
    18. 35. Maintenance releases driven by Joomla! Bug Squad <ul><li>Test the patch before we commit approach </li></ul><ul><li>Around 35 team members </li></ul><ul><li>Team introduced mid- December just before we release Joomla! 1.5.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance cycle targets at 6-8 weeks for a release </li></ul><ul><li>See also </li></ul>
    19. 36. Introducing Unit testing
    20. 37. Joomla! Call for White Papers
    21. 38. 1.6 call for whitepaper results
    22. 39. Most requested features <ul><li>Improved access control (ACL) </li></ul><ul><li>Node Base Scheme (NBS) </li></ul><ul><li>Update logic </li></ul><ul><li>Note: There is a longer list, but this are the main requested features </li></ul>
    23. 40. Identified projects <ul><li>Improved access control (ACL) </li></ul><ul><li>Update logic </li></ul><ul><li>… processing feedback is still work in progress </li></ul>
    24. 41. So what is our race strategy?
    25. 42.
    26. 43. Time Set Goals Refactor and develop Test and document Stabilize and release 2,5 months 1,5 months Current status Trunk Refactoring Node Base Scheme (NBS)
    27. 44. Time Trunk Refactoring Node Base Scheme (NBS) Content versioning ACL
    28. 45. So what about 2.0? <ul><li>Complete re-think on Joomla! Web content management… </li></ul><ul><li>New data model </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-site out of the box </li></ul><ul><li>Singular installer (one installer for all your websites, including shared site set-up). </li></ul><ul><li>Unified content model (NBS and other features). </li></ul><ul><li>Compact and lightweight. </li></ul><ul><li>PHP 5.2+ </li></ul>
    29. 46. … our focus is currently on Joomla! 1.6
    30. 47.
    31. 48. We can use help with… <ul><li>Development </li></ul><ul><li>Unit testing </li></ul><ul><li>Functional testing; the Joomla! Bug Squad </li></ul><ul><li>Joomla! Core framework </li></ul><ul><li>Documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Help screens </li></ul><ul><li>Technical documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Documentation of Joomla! 1.5 </li></ul>Translations <ul><li>Translation of installation, front-and backend </li></ul><ul><li>Translate help screens </li></ul><ul><li>Translation of documentation </li></ul>Sites and Infrastructure <ul><li>Moderating </li></ul><ul><li>Help answering questions in forum </li></ul><ul><li>Re-structuring our site(s) </li></ul>
    32. 49. Joomla! “ All together”
    33. 50. Questions?