Beginning Joomla! (Expert's Voice in Open Source) (Paperback)

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Users and organizations alike lack the resources, knowledge, and manpower to build custom data management solutions, regardless of whether the need involves managing the family photo collection or a manufacturer's inventory. Accordingly, numerous open source projects have emerged attempting to solve this problem by offering an easily installable, well-designed, and flexible content management framework. Of these efforts, Joomla (http: // has emerged as one of the most popular options.

But while it is simple to install Joomla and use its base features, many users will want to customize it to their specific needs, tweaking the design templates and extending its capabilities. Beginning Joomla is the most up-to-date guide available for users seeking to resolve the many common yet confusing questions surrounding these tasks. Along the way, the book takes special care to focus on implementing many of today's most desired website features, such as MySpace-like user profile management, photo galleries, and e-commerce.

About the Author

Dan Rahmel is a Windows programmer with more than 14 years of experience designing and implementing information systems and deploying mid-sized client/server solutions using Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Microsoft Access, and Visual FoxPro. He has written over a dozen books, including Nuts-and-Bolts Filmmaking, Visual Basic Programmer's Reference (first, second, and third editions), Building Web Database Applications with Visual Studio, Teach Yourself Database Programming in 24 Hours, Developing Client-Server Applications with Visual Basic, and many more. His books have been translated into various languages including Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. He is a contributor to DBMS, Internet Advisor, and American Programmer magazines.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781430216421
ISBN-10: 1430216425
Publisher: Apress
Publication Date: April 27th, 2009
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Expert's Voice in Open Source