Joomla! Building an open source community in South Africa

An overview of local iniatives to build community within and around the Joomla! Southern African Portal, including an orientation to the joomla! CMS. [Presentation for the Open Source in ICT conferences.]

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1. Joomla! Southern African Portal

1.1. what?

1.1.1. designers

1.1.2. webhosts

1.1.3. trainers

1.1.4. site showcase

1.1.5. community

1.1.6. forum

1.1.7. support

1.1.7.1. free

1.1.7.2. subscription

1.1.7.3. can you help?

1.1.8. referrals

1.1.8.1. lead reward scheme

1.1.8.1.1. 10% of project value

1.1.8.2. open to all

1.1.8.2.1. must apply

1.1.8.2.2. terms apply

1.1.8.3. review / rating / recommend

1.1.8.4. joomlancers

1.1.8.5. managed

1.2. where?

1.2.1. joomla-4-all

1.2.2. all-4-joomla

1.3. when?

1.3.1. origins in Web Computing One course (2006)

1.3.2. cont. Web Development One course (2007)

1.3.3. redesign (early 2007)

1.3.4. ongoing dev. and maint.

1.3.5. 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / etc.

1.4. who?

1.4.1. users

1.4.2. administrators

1.4.3. developers

1.4.4. team

1.4.4.1. Slingshot

1.4.4.2. Raramuri

1.4.4.3. BrilliantWeb

1.4.4.4. others...interested?

1.4.4.5. NPO / Foundation / Trust

1.5. how?

1.5.1. register

1.5.1.1. join the community

1.5.2. customise your profile

1.5.2.1. contacts

1.5.2.2. portfolio

1.5.2.2.1. your sites

1.5.2.2.2. client comments

1.5.2.3. guestbook

1.5.2.4. avatar

1.5.2.5. mugshot

1.5.3. suggest

1.5.3.1. weblinks

1.5.3.2. ventures

1.5.4. share

1.5.4.1. documents

1.5.4.2. resources

1.5.4.3. projects

1.5.4.4. tutorials

1.5.4.5. excess work

1.5.5. comment

1.5.5.1. rate

1.5.5.2. recommend

1.5.5.3. review

1.5.5.4. criticise

1.6. why?

1.6.1. unity commands a blessing

1.6.2. many heads are better than one

1.6.3. Together

1.6.4. Everyone

1.6.5. Achieves

1.6.6. More

2. South African Joomla! User Group

2.1. what

2.1.1. Google Group

2.1.1.1. Emails

2.1.1.2. Pages

2.1.1.3. Files

2.1.1.4. Members

2.2. where

2.2.1. www

2.3. why

2.3.1. another communication space?

2.3.2. archives

2.3.3. discussions

2.3.4. profiles

2.3.5. make the invisible visible

2.4. when

2.4.1. daily updates

2.5. who

2.5.1. all of us

2.5.2. open to all

2.5.3. Moderated only for SPAM

2.5.4. please use responsibly

2.6. how

2.6.1. Email the group

2.6.1.1. [email protected]

2.6.2. share a page

2.6.3. share a file

2.6.4. discuss / report / invite

2.6.5. Subscribe

3. Joomla! Day Events

3.1. First in south africa / africa: 16 June 2007

3.2. Three events per year

3.3. Day 1: Business Day

3.4. Feedback

3.5. blog your thoughts

3.5.1. blogroll / ring

3.6. Live Video Feeds with Joomla! Core Team Members

3.7. photos

3.7.1. label joomla-day-south-africa

3.7.2. flickr

3.7.3. picasa

3.8. origins

3.8.1. coffe and coding

3.8.2. cuppa coffee in Mug & Bean

3.8.3. Mat of Raramuri

3.8.4. Sean & Mel of Slingshot

3.9. thanks

3.9.1. MyGate

3.9.2. Vanilla

3.9.3. Joomla Foundation

3.9.4. Mat

3.9.5. Melanie

3.9.6. Participants

3.10. Post-event Learn Joomla! workshop

3.11. Day 2: Community Day

4. Learn Joomla

4.1. open (FREE) courseware

4.1.1. free access

4.1.2. beginners course

4.1.3. intermediate course

4.1.4. advanced course

4.1.5. moderators needed

4.1.6. see Learn Linux site (TSF)

4.2. Club (Subscribers Only)

4.2.1. Pre-Workshop Tasks

4.2.2. Site Builder Guide

4.2.3. FAQ's

4.2.4. Tutorials

4.2.5. Post-Event Support

5. Joomla.org

5.1. What is Joomla! ?

5.2. About Us

5.3. News

5.4. Documentation

5.5. Forum

5.6. Extensions

5.7. Developers

5.8. Downloads

6. Questions

6.1. About this Presentation?

6.2. About the Joomla! CMS?

6.3. About the Joomla! Southern African Portal?

6.4. About Joomla! Day South Africa?

6.5. About Learn Joomla! ?

7. Conclusion

7.1. Education

7.1.1. Training

7.1.2. Teaching

7.1.3. Collaboration

7.1.4. Support

7.2. Enterprise

7.2.1. Awareness

7.2.2. Strategy

7.2.3. Standards & Interoperability

7.2.4. Service Excellence

7.3. Entrepreneurial

7.3.1. Skills Development

7.3.2. Learnerships

7.3.3. Innovation

7.4. eEnabling

7.4.1. Options

7.4.2. Choices

7.4.3. Ownership

7.5. Empowerment

7.5.1. Individuals

7.5.2. Corporates

7.5.3. Community

7.5.4. Civil Society

8. by Sean Grant

8.1. Slingshot

8.2. Learn Joomla!

8.3. iKhaya Likababa