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Joost Talks CMS Market Share

Joost De Valk – his blog is pronounced Just De Talk (oh my goodness I’m kidding! but it would be fun, sorry Joost) – released CMS market share: November 2020 analysis: “This is my fourth biannual analysis of the CMS market share numbers provided by W3Techs. A lot has changed this year, in large part […]

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Drupal 9: Focusing on Innovation

Good summary of the most boring major CMS update in the history of open source and this is a brilliant idea. Apple is been doing this for a number of years with MacOS and it’s proven to be an effective way of refactoring for performance and security. With no new features, Drupal 9 is reinforcing […]

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Joomla Now a Closed Source Project?

Joomla elections are coming up, (for details on the process see my last election post, A Call to the Joomla Community to Actively Participate in 2018 Elections), and it’s time to recommend my nominations, encourage new nominations, and grow the community. Full stop. Two feet on the brakes, screeching to a halt! I missed something over […]

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Happy eighteenth birthday, Drupal

From Dries, Eighteen years is also the voting age in the US, and the legal drinking age in Europe. I’m not sure which one is better. 🙂 The video is a who’s who of companies which is always amazing given the roots and efforts of all the open source CMS. Well done Drupal! Also, thank […]

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Signal v Noise exits Medium

David Heinemeier Hansson of Basecamp and Signal v Noise fame: Thanks to the fact that we kept our own domain when we moved to Medium, all the articles and links still work. The pieces have simply swapped the Medium styling for our own look. (Although, sad to say, Medium didn’t let us export the comments, […]

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Breaking: Michael Babker Leaving Joomla

While I am surprised, I am not shocked, Michael has gone above and beyond as a code contributor but leadership is certainly not supportive in the ways it should be. His value as a developer is sorely undervalued and unappreciated. Joomla is losing one of the good guys – hell he made sure that Joomla […]