Before my presentation I attended many sessions from other speakers. Few sessions that was interesting are;-
Blockchain in Azure
Jay Swaminathan from Microsoft spoke about setting up block chain in Azure. Microsoft offers block chain as a services (Baas). Interesting part of this presentation is you don’t have to spend several days to setup block chain. It will be installed in several minutes. Charges are based on VM Usage.
Hybrid Desktop Apps
This is another interesting topic by Shak Hasnan. This is an overview on how you can build Desktop apps using Electron open source framework. To name some of the interesting apps that are based on Electron framework is Slack and Glip. Using HTML, CSS and JS to build Windows, Mac or Linux app is interesting!
My Presentation: Using Joomla! and WordPress for Web Portals.
I presented an overview of Joomla! and WordPress and how users can leverage on this 2 great CMS for different projects. Using wrong CMS for a project can cause a lot of trouble to the end integrator/administrator in the future.
A common problem we see when performing health checks of our customer’s Moodle based Learning Management System (LMS) sites is the “cron” process not working. This will affect the performance of the LMS. In most cases the cronjob is setup but not running for various reasons. Here is the easiest way to get your cron job working in Moodle. Continue reading “Adding Cron Job for Moodle LMS”
LetsEncrypt is free SSL certificate authority service that you can use in any server for free. You don’t have to subscribe to expensive SSL certificates to go https. Few years back Google announced that SSL enabled sites will have better ranking in Google Search Results.
If you running DigitalOcean(DO) VPS using ServerPilot control panel, here is easy way to get LetsEncrypt with an installer to install and renew.
Organizing a JoomlaDay with 200 participants and very few volunteers is not an easy task. However when it is over and when you receive very positive feedback how the event impacted the participants, just do it again!
One of the largest Open Source and non-commercial events of the year in Kuala Lumpur is JoomlaDay Malaysia 2015. It attracted more than 245 participants from all over the country. I had the pleasure of organizing the event for the first time after a long break of 3 years and I can happily report that the event was again an effective means of bringing the Joomla community together to share knowledge and best practices, as well as to network with key Joomla developers. Continue reading “Recapping a Fantastic JoomlaDay at Malaysia 2015”