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

Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 7pm to 8:30pm
Caroline Kennedy Library
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Two Joomla experts will be joining us for this special combined Joomla! Detroit and Refresh Detroit meeting.

Shane Sevo, leader of Joomla! Detroit, will speak about 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:

  • 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.  We'd love to have you come.

About Refresh Detroit: 
We are a group of web professionals whose goal is to promote web standards, usability, and accessibility, and to spread the knowledge of web design in the Detroit and Ann Arbor Michigan areas. (refresh-detroit.org)

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010
7:00pm to 8:30pm EDT

Caroline Kennedy Library
24590 George Street
Dearborn Heights, MI, 48127, United States

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