The Outsider’s Guide to Joomla 1.5, Part 1

I found myself in an unusual situation recently. I’ve got 12 years of Web development under my belt — everything from markup to operating systems, javascript to Apache, switches to fileservers, PHP to load balancers. But I found myself challenged by technology that thousands use every day. An off-the-shelf open source CMS: Joomla (version 1.5).


Jason Priebe is a software developer in Raleigh, NC who has been writing software for Web and mobile devices since 1996. He does most of his development in PHP (on Linux, of course) and Javascript and has extensive experience with C, C++, Java, and .NET languages. Every once in a while, he’s struck by inspiration […]