NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2012) -
Technology and content management enthusiasts
Hundreds of people from the international Joomla community of more than a half million active contributors will meet in New York for Joomla Day NYC 2012. Paul Orwig, president of Open Source Matters, a non-profit created to provide organizational, legal and financial support to the Joomla project, will give the keynote address and outline the future with a discussion and preview of Joomla 3.0 in advance of its launch on September 27, 2012.
On the second day of the conference, technologies needed to make Joomla sites run well and succeed in the marketplace will be highlighted, including a presentation by Joomla Day host Microsoft. Peter Laudati, Microsoft Developer Evangelist, will discuss why open source projects are so important and why Microsoft has strategically aligned itself with Joomla.
Workshops at the Microsoft hosted conference will feature a Developer Track, a Component Track, a Template Track, and a Joomla Core Track designed for those new to the Content Management Service (CMS). Expert speakers come from the Joomla New York City User Group and around the world.
8:30 am to 6:30pm, Saturday, September 22, 2012
9:30 am to 5:30pm, Sunday, September 23, 2012
Microsoft, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10104. For additional information please visit: http://www.joomladaynyc.com.
Joomla is one of the world's most popular software packages used to build, organize, manage and publish content for websites, blogs, Intranets, and mobile applications. With about 3 percent of the web running on Joomla, the free open source Content Management System (CMS) powers the web presence of hundreds of thousands of small businesses, governments, non-profits and large organizations worldwide like Citibank, eBay, General Electric, Harvard University, Ikea, McDonald's and Sony. The award-winning CMS is led by an international community of more than a half million active contributors, helping the most inexperienced user to seasoned web developer make their digital visions a reality. Joomla's power and extensibility has resulted in its software being downloaded more than 30 million times.