On the news pages of this issue of the Joomla! Community Magazine there's a milestone to celebrate - Joomla! downloads hit the thirty million mark in March. What else is in this issue?
The feature story that had me clicking to read it has the title 10 Joomla! Prejudices. In it Angie Radtke gives her answers to 10 criticisms of Joomla! proposed by the German Screenguide Magazine.
The list is headed with "Joomla! is only for private sites" and Angie dispenses with this one very quickly. Next she counters "Joomla's architecture is outdated" and "Joomla! is insecure and easy to hack". If you find yourself having to defend your choice of Joomla! you'll find her arguments useful.
There's a new section in this month's magazine: Joomla! in Education. As Alice Grevet explains in her editorial,
We want to highlight education for several reasons. Many academic institutions use Joomla! in effective and innovative ways for their website and intranet needs. In addition, there is a growing interest in the community and amongst the leadership to identify institutions offering certification programs and explore certification further.
Google has added a new certification with a free exam and a set of free resources for exam preparation. It covers best practices for creating, managing, measuring and optimising mobile websites.& [ ... ]
The prestigious Turing Prize goes this year (2016) to Sir Tim Berners-Lee for inventing the World Wide Web. As this is the 50th year of the Turing Award, the ACM Awards Banquet on June 24, where [ ... ]