November Meeting: Joomla! Why many web professionals love it and where does it fit in?

Two Joomla experts will be joining us for a special combined Joomla! Detroit and Refresh Detroit meeting November 3rd.

Joomla! is a free, open source and flexible content management system used to build and manage websites for small and large businesses and organizations.

Shane Sevo, leader of Joomla! Detroit, will discuss what makes the Joomla! Content Management System popular with many web designers and developers? How does it compare with other open source projects?

Steven Pignataro, of corePHP will also be joining us to discuss how his company’s innovative components can take your Joomla! site further.  Components he’ll be discussing include:
Joomla...because open source matters

  • WordPress for Joomla!
  • Community ACL
  • jomCDN
  • jomCalendar

If you have questions about this award winning CMS, this is a fantastic opportunity to get them answered.

About Shane Sevo
Shane is an open source web developer specializing in Joomla! powered CMS solutions. Through his company, SuperHouse Media, he teams up with other Detroit area freelancers to work a variety of web projects. In 2006, he discovered Joomla! and implemented it as a low cost web solution for several Detroit area arts groups. From this experience he formed the Joomla! Detroit User Group in 2007, which has been meeting monthly ever since.

About Steven Pignataro
The founder and co-owner of ‘corePHP, Steven has worked in all aspects of web development, from building large commercialized e-commerce sites to working with the small guys. He was part of the original development team for Mambo and later an active member of Joomla! from the outset, and has a strong understanding of their core functionality.

Creative programming abilities and an innovative imagination allow Steven to see possibilities beyond the basic software. User-friendly, unique and customized websites are his specialty, and he does his best to provide customers with high quality technical support, powerful products and handy extensions for Joomla!.

Where:
Caroline Kennedy Library
24590 George Street
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
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When:
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Cost:
Free! Open to the public.
Please RSVP via online registration.