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Joomla Development Insights

Joomla Development Insights

Thoughts on development and Joomla from John Hooley, senior Blue Bridge developer.
Sep
26

Why It's so Tough To Find a Good Joomla! Developer

Why It's so Tough To Find a Good Joomla! Developer

Blue Bridge is based out of Portland, which has a thriving technology scene. We know lots of other graphic designers, developers, and web specialists. I regularly hear complaints about working with developers. A few weeks ago I was talking to one of these web designers about a site she manages and she made that common complaint and then asked me, "Why is it so hard to find a good WP developer?" It's not just the WP market where it is difficult to find good development help, it's the whole open source ecosystem, including Joomla.

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May
30

Rapid Solution Development with Joomla!

Rapid Solution Development with Joomla!

A few years ago, I was working on a job for a client that centered around providing information to their end-users using dynamically presented video and then testing them for comprehension. It was a Joomla! site, and we had some initial conversations about how they wanted to quiz there users. Originally, we discussed a custom solution, however I knew that there had to be some sort of prebuilt extension on the Joomla! extension directory that would most likely satisfy their needs and found one. I encouraged them to try using that extension first and if it didn't work for their purposes then we could look into the development of a custom solution. In this post, we'll explore some benefits and ramifications of utilizing Joomla!'s extensibility.

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