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Keynote: Joomla - There and Back Again: Keynote

Sun, 24. February 2019, 04:00 - 04:30
Main Hall
Lab, Keynote
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Keynote: Joomla - There and Back Again: Keynote


A Joomler’s Tale of stories, antidotes and observations from a Joomla User who’s been there, done that, and lived to tell about it.

After over 10 consecutive years building and consulting as a Joomla specialist, in 2016 I took an unofficial leave of absence from the Joomla Project. I took a job where Joomla wasn’t a tool that we were using and I just didn’t have the time to be as involved as much as my heart desired.

During my time away I was forced to learn new things, question and re-evaluate some of my thoughts, improve my knowledge and skills in some areas and gain some new perspective on the software project I loved so dear.

In addition to my new found revelations and opinions on open source software projects, I also was given the opportunity not long ago to consult on a larger Joomla project. It has been a great opportunity for me to dip my toes back into the Joomla world and not only see from a distance but truly get reacquainted with my first CMS-soulmate.

In this talk, I want to share my thoughts about Joomla, where we were and where I see it now. I want to guide an honest conversation about what I see as huge successes that the project should champion. I want to offer my humble critiques about what could be improved.

‘Joomla, there and back again’ will be a time to reflect on the past, gain some (one’s) perspective, and cast some glances to what the future could possibly hold for the Joomla Project.

Chad Windnagle


Main Hall


Booked Places:
Registered Users:
  • Ed Hathaway
  • Richard Sparks
  • .
  • Amy Hawthorne
  • Tom Pallone
  • Chloe Anderson
  • .
  • Stanton Cook
  • Nicole Trapp
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