Attendees

David from Insight Indonesia (site?)

John Insight Media

Tony from Inlight Media

Martin from Magnetic Websites

Joomla Plugins discussed or presented

Ignite Gallery –    Presented as a flexible image gallery (Commercial)

Andrew Eddie’s Admin component Advanced Admin Menu

Andrew Eddie’s Content Manager component which works with

JX Control for access control

Joomla Works Ultimate Content Display some very impressive examples and demos, can display any content anywhere

Smooth Gallery but it seems a bit half baked

Phoka for commenting on articles – can’t find the link?

JomComment for commenting

JCE Image Manger Can supposedly do multiple uploads.  Bah so can the MCE commercial plugin.

Joomla’s inbuilt Custom HTML module – Need to create a new module to see it, but it is inbuilt already.

InLight are using in a project of theirs:

WordPress Integration

DT Register for registrations (Matt not sure re quality)

DT Donate for donations

Phil Taylors Joomla Tags (Allows automatic tagging of content I think) Hmm I hate it, it uses jQuery and the comments are 50% negative.  Why use it?

Capistrano for deployment

Little Snitch for ??

FishEye Menu (uses jQuery) – nice but have to dig around for the menu

Donation Plugin http://hybing.com/

Extras I found while browsing:

Phoca download plugin I will use it soon!

Joomla Themes discussed

Mynxx – A flexible theme.  I think this is the right link, it’s a commercial Rocket Theme.

Hive Mind from Rocket Theme (in built tabs plugin)

Themes developer http://www.gavick.com/

Hints and Tips

Lightbox, to close it you can hit Esc.

Java ftp uploaders for clients to upload files – but then they need Java.  Might work for one or two clients or corporate environements.

Joomla’s inbuilt Content – Load Module for loading any module in a content item

Invoicing software/website revolvehq.com (Australian company used by InLight) (link?)

Project Tracking software www.redmine.org

RSS Feeds to Joomla

Use feed2js.org to format the feed for the content item, and then read the content item.

WordPress Plugins

The WordPress ecommerce bible http://www.instinct.co.nz/e-commerce/

Other Stuff

Radmind Loadsets for software deployment of multiple application builds (on Windows, Mac, etc)

ZFS File system, Bill Moore, Sun Engineer, Video, Interesting.

www.iCyte.com internet research tool

 

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