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Joomla Development Insights

Joomla Development Insights

Thoughts on development and Joomla from John Hooley, senior Blue Bridge developer.
Apr
23

The Professional

There is a well-known design firm named 37 Signals (actually, they're more of a software company these days, but they started off as a web design firm.) They write a popular blog and they published a few books. They are smart folks and a lot of their ideas are innovative. One thing that I've seen them speak out against is the idea of professionalism, portraying it as a negative quality. I couldn't disagree with them more.

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Mar
07

Integrating Data into Joomla From Wordpress

Situation

In 2010, Blue Bridge was approached by a Midwest marketing firm with high profile clients. They were executing a project for one of these clients and had devised a solution that was primarily based upon Joomla, but also made use of a Wordpress blog. They were seeking a strong Joomla developer with experience developing using both Joomla's and Wordpress's conventions.

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Mar
05

Why Joomla is Technically Superior

Joomla is a wonderful application with many different groups of people using it for many different reasons.  I've been working with it for over five years, however in that time I've also worked with several other popular solutions.  I've chosen it as my business focus and my primary development platform because I believe it's technical advantages are superior for most development scenarios.  If I were to sit down with an organization choosing a web platform, here is the technical case I would make for it.

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