Category «Technology»

K2 Multi Images Plugin for Joomla

While surfing around the net, I stumbled across a commercial plugin yesterday for K2, I began to wonder if it would make a good addition to the already growing population of commercial plugins I’m buying. Unfortunately a demo version wasn’t available to trial so I thought about it for an hour. I already have Simple …

Learning a new language

During the early 90’s I dabbled with Turbo Pascal which later became Borland Pascal, then the eventual move to Borland Delphi. During my time with Pascal and Delphi, I think I only released one thing which was a SysOp paging system for a BBS that used a Sound Blaster. Having only ever dabbled with programming …

Upgrading Joomla! 1.7.3 to 2.5.0

If you’ve been following my Twitter, Facebook or Google+ updates this afternoon, you would have noticed I embarked on a mission to upgrade Joomla! 1.7.3 to 2.5.0. All in all the upgrade process went pretty smoothly, initially I had only planned on upgrading a couple of sites which had few extensions installed, due to some …

Podcasting with Joomla

Recently I began playing around with Joomla as I was trying to sort out an upgrade path from Joomla 1.5 to 1.7 for someone. After a few hours of playing with Joomla 1.7 (I actually didn’t like 1.5 that much) I quickly began liking the abilities of Joomla. I installed a clean install on a …

Secure your WI-FI networks people.

I find it funny that people are bitching about the fact that Google have collected ‘Private’ data from peoples Wireless networks. In an article over the the New Zealand Herald website Google sorry for collecting data Google is apologizing for collecting information from open/unsecured wireless networks. If you are really that concerned about your bloody …